Good News for All Nations

Jon Marq Toombs September 2017 Galatians 3:6-14 Ordinary Time Analogy: Redemptive-Historical preaching is like shuffling a deck of cards. You hope for a smooth shuffle and bridge, but sometimes it's clunky. Today I will attempt to shuffle a NT text with and OT story. Thesis: Galatians 3:6-14 echoes and fulfills the gospel, sacrifice, and mission of... Continue Reading →

Reverse the Curse

a poetic reflection on John 19:2-20:18 and Genesis 3:17-19 by JMT The land was cursed because of Adam; in pain he ate of it all the days of his life; thorns and thistles it brought forth for him; and he ate the plants of the field. By the sweat of his face he ate bread, till he... Continue Reading →

New Days

A few more thoughts on John 19:41-42 and Genesis 1-2 Near the first garden, God made man in his image, then put him in the garden on the sixth day. Near the last garden, God re-made man in the image and likeness of God and he was put in the garden tomb on the sixth day. God rested... Continue Reading →

Gardens

A few thoughts on John 19:41-42 and Genesis 1-3. Now in the place where he was crucified there was a garden, and in the garden a new tomb in which no one had yet been laid. So because of the Jewish day of Preparation, since the tomb was close at hand, they laid Jesus there.... Continue Reading →

A Fun Exercise

One reason Jesus washed the disciples’ feet is because he loved them and wanted to serve them by practicing hospitality. The custom of washing feet as hospitality has roots among the peoples of the Ancient Near East. Thus, examples of foot washing are found throughout the OT scriptures beginning with Genesis. Since Jesus came to fulfill the... Continue Reading →

Quite Contrary

Our adult Bible class has been studying Creation in the OT. Since we just entered the story of the fall in Genesis 3 -- and since we have encouraged our English-speaking folks to use the ESV -- the recent dust up at Crossway is relevant. The ESV Translation Oversight Committee decided to permanently change the... Continue Reading →

Dust to Dust

CREATION IN THE OT: GENESIS AND BEYOND We continue our study of creation in the OT this Sunday at 4 PM. Come join us as we explore the weird and wonderful world of the Bible. As you will see, sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. We will pick where we left off last week by looking at man... Continue Reading →

Monsters and Men

We continue our study of creation in the OT today at 4 PM. Come join us as we explore the weird and wonderful world of the Bible. As you will see, sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. Today we will be looking at a few more monsters in the OT story. New Location: 2850 Eastglen... Continue Reading →

LIGHT & WATER

Christ Covenant Church Jon Marq Toombs 31 July 2016 / Ordinary Time John 9:1-41 CLICK TO LISTEN Grace and peace with you. Our sermon text for today is John 9. I hope you made time to read it a couple of times this weekend. Whatever the case, I want to honor God's word and read it publicly one more... Continue Reading →

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