Jeff Pallansch

Were the Days of Creation 24 Hours Long? The Non-Chronological Arrangement of Genesis 2

By Jeff Pallansch / July 28, 2021

Having examined how the literary arrangements of Genesis 1 and Genesis 2 develop, let us now pause to reflect upon any insights that can be gleaned concerning the timing of…

Were the Days of Creation 24 Hours Long? The Structural Correlation between Genesis 1 and 2

By Jeff Pallansch / July 20, 2021

Having examined the literary arrangement of Genesis 1 and then Genesis 2, we can now reflect on how they correspond and the significance of their development. Let’s dive into the…

Were the Days of Creation 24 Hours Long? An In-Depth Look at Genesis 1-2

By Jeff Pallansch / July 5, 2021

The Structure of Genesis 1 Genesis 1 is a structural masterpiece. The intentionality Moses gives to crafting it is quite astounding. So, let’s start by looking at the overarching arrangement…

Were the Days of Creation 24 Hours Long? An In-Depth Look at Genesis 1 – Part 1

By Jeff Pallansch / June 21, 2021

Background Information The creation account begins with two verses of background information to help situate us for the narrative that will follow. Unlike English, Hebrew narrative uses a particular verbal…

Were the Days of Creation 24 Hours Long? An In-Depth Look at Genesis 1

By Jeff Pallansch / June 14, 2021

Introduction: The age of the earth, or more specifically how the findings of modern science relate to Genesis 1, remains a heated topic. Sadly, many believers who together affirm the…

Are All Sins Equal before God?

By Jeff Pallansch / June 8, 2021

It is commonly said: “All sin is equal to God; no particular sin is worse than another.” But is this actually true? Does God view murder the same way as…

Why Did Jesus Enter Jerusalem on a Donkey?

By Jeff Pallansch / March 16, 2021

Have you ever wondered why Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey? Why didn’t He ride in on a horse? Or why didn’t He simply walk like He does everywhere else in the Gospels?

“It Is Finished”

By Jeff Pallansch / March 15, 2021

“It is finished!” (John 19:30). One of the most powerful statements in all of Scripture. This statement (a single word in Greek) was Jesus’ last proclamation from the cross.

A Nation in Need of Prayer

By Jeff Pallansch / January 12, 2021

This has been a dark week in American history: an insurrection violently infiltrated our capital while the pandemic has spread at record levels; thousands of families are now struggling to…

“Amazing Grace” – Celebrating the New Year with Newton

By Jeff Pallansch / December 28, 2020

“Amazing grace how sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me.…” I imagine we are all familiar with this beloved song, but do you know that John Newton wrote it to strengthen his congregation as they entered the New Year?