Esa Hytti January 10th, 2019 (This shares similarity to my previous post entitled Life After Death, but I thought I would briefly revisit the subject matter.) I am not entirely certain how or when exactly the concept of "going to Heaven" entered into Christianity. However, the following idea has become the standard line of thought … Continue reading Going to Heaven?
Esa Hytti December 13th, 2018 In Genesis 5 we read: “Altogether, Adam lived a total of 930 years, and then he died” (Genesis 5:5, NIV). Even more impressively, a few verses later we read that “Methuselah lived a total of 969 years, and then he died” (Genesis 5:27, NIV). What are we to make of … Continue reading 969 Years Old?
Esa Hytti September 13th, 2018 Christian theology has always affirmed the idea that life continues on after death. Physical death is seen not as a termination of existence, but rather as a transition from one stage to the next. It seems, however, that when one gets more specific about the subject of life after death, … Continue reading Life After Death
Esa Hytti July 27th, 2018 We all thirst. Physically this is obvious, but we all thirst for meaning and belonging and a pathway away from futility. We desire a life in which we find satisfaction. To fulfill this desire, we seek out various wells from which we can draw water. Some of us drink from … Continue reading The Well of Christ
Esa Hytti July 16, 2018 A sign is an object, quality, or action that indicates the probable existence of something else. It is an external marker that expresses the internal nature or contents on which it is found. For example, Tony the Tiger functions as a sign that implies the presence of cornflakes. Perhaps the … Continue reading The Sign of the Christian
Esa Hytti July 1, 2018 Leviathan has no doubt inspired countless conversations among readers of the Bible. What exactly is it? Is it some monstrous creature that is now extinct? Is the Bible perhaps hyperbolizing a crocodile of sorts? It is often easy for us to read Scripture as if it were a science textbook … Continue reading Leviathan: Monster of Chaos