100 Verses

8th November, 2013 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

Would you like to memorize 100 verses with little effort?  If so, I have just the right way to do it.  Robert J. Morgan wrote a book called 100 Bible Verses Everyone Should Know.   Morgan makes it easy to memorize and he does it in a systematic way as well. In the first forty-four pages » Read More

God’s Manifest Presence

23rd May, 2013 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

A friend and I have been discussing A.W. Tozer’s book The Attributes of God, and every time I read a portion of it, I feel as though I’m transported into the heavens. God is utterly and completely amazing, and Tozer captures the awesomeness of God. In the book Tozer describes the difference between God’s omnipresence » Read More

In the Beginning God …

15th April, 2013 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

What can you learn about God from one small verse?  Take Genesis 1:1 for instance: “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.”  In these ten words God tells us much about who He is. Here’s a list of a few things: 1. God was in the beginning before anything existed — He » Read More

The Life and Letters of Paul

19th January, 2013 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

I am deep in the thoes of writing God’s Great Covenant: New Testament 2 (Acts, Epistles, and Revelation).  I am gathering together the biggest amount of resources so far. Calvin, Boice, Stott, Kistemake, F.F. Bruce, Dennis Johnson … that’s just to name a few of the commentaries I’m referring to as I write. And, I recently » Read More

Daily Life in Ancient Galilee

8th November, 2012 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

This week in a local church in the Harrisburg-Mechanicsburg, PA, area, I’m doing a workshop on Daily Life in Ancient Galilee. Knowing what life was like in first century Galilee will help students and teachers alike understand how Jesus lived growing up in Nazareth and spending much of His years of ministry around the Sea of » Read More

Why study theology?

22nd October, 2012 - Posted by Claire Larsen - No Comments

Does the idea of studying theology sound boring? What comes to your mind when you hear the word “theology?” Personally, I love theology. I love reading theology books, thinking about theology, and teaching theology to others. In fact, at the end of a long Saturday doing laundry, mopping floors, and cleaning clutter, my feet are tired, my » Read More