A Combination of Contrarieties

Ever since Resurrection Sunday I have been thinking about the crucifixion.  Here are a few thoughts I have been meditating on lately. When we look at the cross we see an intersection between the vertical and horizontal: the beams are not in-line with one another, but they are perpendicular.  So many things about the cross run…

Judah Gone Bad

This post was accidentally posted several days ago because of a glitch in our post scheduling system...and we weren't even done writing it yet!  We are sorry for this accident.  Here is the full post. The Hebrew name Judah means "praise."  Because of this, Biblical episodes involving the patriarch Judah, or the tribe of Judah,…

Pronoun Problems: Genesis 1:26

Occasionally our good Trinitarian friends point to Bible verses that seem to describe God with plural pronouns (verses like "let us make man in our image").  Then they use these plural pronouns to teach that God is more than one person.  They believe these plural pronouns support the Trinity doctrine, which teaches that God is…