Reflections: The First Praise Song (Genesis 2:23)

Today we get to reflect on the first praise “song” recorded in the Bible. I put the word “song” in quotes since all we have left is the poetry. I’m sure Adam could have sung these words and there is only a fine line between poetry and lyrics. I am of course referring to Adam’sContinue reading “Reflections: The First Praise Song (Genesis 2:23)”

Reflections: Obedience and Worship (Genesis 2:15-17)

Welcome back to Reflections. Last week we looked at Genesis 1 and how being made in God’s image impacts our worship. I also mentioned that we try to hide the parts of God’s image that make us uncomfortable. We have a tendency to highlight His love while veiling His holiness and justice. This week’s reflectionContinue reading “Reflections: Obedience and Worship (Genesis 2:15-17)”

Reflections on Scripture (Genesis 1:26-28)

Welcome to the new series here on TWS where we’ll reflect on Scripture and worship. My hope is that we will gain a deeper appreciation for the act of worship, how it impacts us as worshipers, and how it reveals God’s character. We will start in the beginning. In Genesis 1:26-28 we read this: 26Continue reading “Reflections on Scripture (Genesis 1:26-28)”

On the Road with Sean Ellis: Beauty

Background From July 20th to August 8th of this year, I spent almost every day driving around the country. Spending 8 to 11 hours a day alone in a car provides much time for meditation, prayer, and mental frolicking. Much of that thinking was spent on God, His works, our relationship with Him, and howContinue reading “On the Road with Sean Ellis: Beauty”