Gilbert House Fellowship #231: Genesis 1:20-2:9

GARDENS WERE not just for growing vegetables in the ancient world.

This week, as we study days five through seven of Creation Week, we discuss the spiritual significance of gardens in the ancient world and their connection to the cult of divinized ancestors, especially dead kings—in other words, the mighty men who were of old.

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Gilbert House Fellowship #230: Genesis 1:1-19

BACK TO the beginning! Today, we begin our study of the Old Testament for the second time, nearly five years after our very first dive into Genesis 1.

We discuss the meaning of various Hebrew words and their implications, and we explain why the first chapter of the Bible isn’t just a creation account, it’s a repudiation of the creation stories told by the cultures of the ancient world.

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Gilbert House Fellowship #229: From Gilgal Refaim to Glasgow

WE’RE BACK with a brief summary of highlights from our whirlwind tours of the Holy Land and the UK.

Derek and Sharon on the Temple Mount

We discuss sites we visited, such as Gilgal Refaim, Joshua’s altar, and Harosheth Haggoyim (the headquarters of Sisera, commander of the army of the Canaanite king Jabin), the amazing artifacts at the British Museum, and an incredible divine appointment at the site of Aleister Crowley’s home overlooking Loch Ness.

Our next study of the Old Testament begins with Genesis 1 next week!

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