Noah, Meat Eating, And The Flood – Part Four

Noah’s Ark by Chris Light By Chris Light – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=57301804 Genesis 9 within the Greater Bible Story ( Part One, Part Two, Part Three) The story of the Flood is foundational to...

Noah, Meat Eating, And The Flood – Part Three

Part Three Violence and Shalom ( Part One, Part Two) While God does accommodate to human weakness and at times allows limited forms of violence, his heart is always for non-violence and his ideal of shalom represented in the first two chapters of Genesis, and...

Noah, Meat Eating, And The Flood – Part Two

Part Two The Concession of Meat-Eating  (For Part One go here) After the Flood has destroyed all of humanity and the animal creation, apart from those within the ark, Noah offers sacrifices of clean animals to God. Much has been made of the words immediately after...

Noah, Meat Eating, And The Flood

Part One Genesis 9:3 is often used to justify meat-eating as God’s will in the present age. At the same time, Genesis 9:3 is normally juxtaposed with Genesis 1:29 — in which humanity is given a vegan diet — with Genesis 9:3 as de facto annulling the previous scripture...

Lab Grown Meat – Is This Biblical?

Given we are a people of faith in Christ Jesus and the Biblical story in Genesis 1,2 as God’s vision for creation; the Bible being about humanity’s history throughout the entire narrative and the story of our Creator reaching into our world at every point...

Sons and Daughters Revealed

It is the night before the 4th of July, America’s celebration of independence from the British Empire.  For days now, at dusk and into the night, fire crackers and other fireworks begin to be set off.  The quiet neighborhood is interrupted with the pop pop pop...

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