Claiming God’s Providence

In the last two weeks, I have heard more references to providence by commentators and pundits than in any two prior weeks of my life. Providence describes God Almighty’s involvement in the affairs of humanity. Merriam-Webster defines it as “God conceived...

God’s Natural Law

Students of the Bible must realize that God’s natural law existed prior to the law of Moses. I still see much confusion over the transitions of covenants (Mosaic versus New) and then what law in the Bible we are accountable to. I believe this is due to a lack of...

Daniel 9 Amplified

No other OT text more specifically communicates the promise of a coming Messiah, Jesus the Christ, the Anointed One, than Daniel 9:24–27. Yet only a few other texts in the OT are as difficult as this prophecy. Using brackets [  ], I have attempted to provide you with...

Wrestling with Tensions

One of the things that sets Berean apart is our willingness to hold things in tension. Most churches don’t do this on Sunday mornings or, unfortunately, ever. In many churches, there are two churches—the Sunday morning, once-a-week church, and the...

Sovereignly Ordained by God

Can we say that all things are sovereignly ordained by God? I am responding to a sentence I read that was written like this: “Because all things in creation are sovereignly ordained by God…” Who wrote the sentence is not important as it pertains to this conversation....