Skimming the Peaks: Creation to Christ, Part 10: The Flood

In the garden, God promised He would send a Deliverer who would overcome Satan. Of course, Satan tried every way possible to hinder God’s plan to send the Deliverer. Hence, Satan guided Cain to kill Abel. But God gave Adam and Eve another child in place of Abel. Seth was born separated from God but … Continue reading Skimming the Peaks: Creation to Christ, Part 10: The Flood

Creation to Christ: Part 9

Even through the early history of man there was a demonstration of judgement accompanied by grace. The Bible explains both God’s judgement and grace. We can trust the Bible (John 17:17).   The Bible is one book, one history, one story, His story. Behind 10,000 events stands God, the builder of history, the maker of … Continue reading Creation to Christ: Part 9

Skimming the Peaks: Creation to Christ, Part 7

My original thought was to “skim” quickly through Creation to Christ. But then I realized that if I didn’t set the facts in foundational stones a clear need for a Savior wouldn’t be plain. After creating the first man with the ability to choose, God informed Adam if he chose to disobey and eat from … Continue reading Skimming the Peaks: Creation to Christ, Part 7

Skimming the Peaks: Creation to Christ, Part 6

Do you like weddings?   God is a loving Father and after bringing all the animals, it was obviously painful, Adam was alone. The only time during creation that God said something was “not” good revealed man’s first need (Genesis 2:18). God made a wife for Adam, from Adam. God instituted marriage there in the … Continue reading Skimming the Peaks: Creation to Christ, Part 6

Skimming the Peaks: Creation to Christ, part 5 – Sin

God is creator, the great planner of the universe. He brought his plan to a triumphant conclusion when he saw everything that he had made and pronounced it good. God made man and woman a “them;” “male and female he created them. God blessed them and said to them, Be fruitful and increase in number” … Continue reading Skimming the Peaks: Creation to Christ, part 5 – Sin

Skimming the Peaks: Creation to Christ, part 4

The task is TOO GREAT! Much of the Christian life feels that way. With this enormous aspiration to highlight verifiable events of the Bible, I feel the need to be more thorough in establishing the foundation. It’s vitally important to hang our key events and to fully understand how those events changed creation. So here … Continue reading Skimming the Peaks: Creation to Christ, part 4

Skimming the Peaks: Creation to Christ, part 3

Can you imagine being the vessel God uses to bring some “great” evangelist or apologist to the Lord? Fred David, a simple Youth for Christ worker, is a great example of how God uses those who willingly offer their lives to be His instruments. Through his act of simply bringing a Bible to the hospital … Continue reading Skimming the Peaks: Creation to Christ, part 3

Skimming the Peaks: Creation to Christ, part 2

“If you’ve ever studied some complex or controversial subject in depth, you know the frustration of trying to find two or three authorities who agree on any and all points. It basically never happens.” Living By The Book, Howard G. Hendricks, William D. Hendricks What is reassuring is to ascertain our firm foundation rests on … Continue reading Skimming the Peaks: Creation to Christ, part 2

Skimming The Peaks: Creation to Christ, part 1

Many have never read the Bible and believe it to be a list of “do’s and don’ts” all of which takes the fun out of life! And, others have dived in only to get “bogged down.” I would like my blog to focus on understanding the Bible because it is God’s personal message to every … Continue reading Skimming The Peaks: Creation to Christ, part 1