Video: Of paddles and the Creator-Owner

“Just who is God to tell me what to do?” In a world where independence, personal rights and even rebellion are viewed as good things, what is God’s role as he relates to his creation? Watch how in By This Name, John Cross pulls from his experience with tribal people to explain how our creator is also our owner.

“Since the LORD created the angels, it was not out of place for them to be considered his possessions. And since they belonged to him, they were to do his bidding—as his servants and messengers. This was not some ancient form of servitude. There are no parallels here to forced bondage. The angels could have had no better Creator-Owner.”

By This Name, Page 35

By This Name has a video component consisting of 66 clips in which author John R. Cross teaches key concepts during the chronological journey through the Bible. These short video clips include visual aids (like the Tabernacle, Passover, altar, etc.) to help bring clarity to the story. They also take the viewers to key sites in Israel, Egypt and Jordan to provide historical and geographical context. We present a selection of these video clips. All of them are included with By This Name, either on DVD or accessible online.

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