Explaining John 1 – “In the Beginning was the Word”

In the gospel of John, we do not get a birth story of Jesus. Instead, we get a very unique description of Jesus. It is cosmic, not temporal. Here is what we read in the ASV: In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same…

Crossing the Jordan and the Waters Above the Firmament

This post is the third in a series about the Waters Above the Firmament. This post describes how this cosmic geography of these “waters” (mayim) and “the deep” (tehom) is shown again, specifically as it relates to the crossing of the Jordan.