Scholar in Residence at Bethlehem College & Seminary
Mike Rusten grew up in Plymouth, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis. God drew him to himself at a Billy Graham crusade when Mike was a junior high boy, and life was never to be the same. He graduated from Princeton University where he was president of the Princeton Evangelical Fellowship.
Mike and his wife Sharon have two children. Their daughter Marta MacDougall is a clinical psychologist at the V.A. Hospital in Philadelphia. Their son Mark is an ear, nose, and throat physician in Paducah, Kentucky. Marta, Mark, and their spouses have presented Mike and Sharon with four delightful grandchildren.
God revealed to the prophet Ezekiel the future of God's people Israel. There would be a future wilderness experience for Israel which would be similar to their wilderness experience when they came out of Egypt.
An issue among Bible students is whether Noah's flood was universal or local. Psalm 104:9 implies that it was not universal. v 5 He established the earth upon its foundations, So that it will not
The stories in Genesis of Abraham and Isaac going to Egypt and Abraham going to Gerar contain many parallels. All describe a migration, a deception, a deliverance, a confrontation, and a conclusion. Abraham's two stories