The covenant: conditional or unconditional?

What is the most important book in the Old Testament? Those with a high view of Scripture will argue that there is no “most important” book. Indeed, “all Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for…

The numbers game

The Bible is at times a thrilling book, filled with suspense and intrigue. There are portions that contain stories we love to read over and over and tell to our kids. And then there are those other sections—the ones comprising genealogies and censuses. The…

The P’s in covenant

The Bible is filled with turning points in the history of God’s plan of redemption. One of those turning points is the call of Abram (Abraham) from Ur. According to Joshua 24:1–2, Abraham was an idolater in Ur when God graciously called him. God’s…