Daniel, God, and Apocalyptic Nonviolence: Bible Matters

Adam Ericksen continues his exploration of the Bible with the apocalyptic book of Daniel. Daniel reveals the truth about human relationships, specifically the truth about human violence. Can this apocalyptic book lead us to peace? Or are we doomed to a future of violence? Explore this fascinating book with Adam in his installment of the Bible Matters series.

Fear God? No, Jesus Frees Us from Fear

Adam Ericksen claims that for many, God is something to be feared. But Jesus came to free us from the fear of God. “Do not be afraid,” Jesus said, because God is not motivated to make us afraid. Rather, God is motivated to please us. According to Jesus, it is the Father’s good pleasure to give us the kingdom.