The Paradox of Freedom

Has any topic consumed theologians and philosophers more than the nature of free will? What is the will? What does it mean to be free? How does human freedom and moral responsibility coexist with the sovereignty of God? Certainly, no topic has more divided theologians, philosophers, and believers than the nature of free will. Augustine […]

David Stern on Acts 1:6-9

The beginning of the book of Acts records a brief, yet incredibly important exchange between Jesus and his disciples, just before His ascension: So when [the disciples] had come together, they asked him, “Lord, will you at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?” He said to them, “It is not for you to know times […]

The Big Picture

If we zoom out and take a look at the big picture of scripture, what do we see? If Genesis 1-11 is the prologue of the story, depicting creation, the fall, and the establishment of the nations, then we find the story of redemption beginning in Genesis 12 and the calling of Abraham. What God establishes […]