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Seeing Life from God's Perspective

By Tim Hegg

Seeing Life from God’s Perspective

On this Yom Teruah we are called, once again, to reassess, to reconsider our priorities in light of God’s rule. We are asked by HaShem to remember that even though it often does not appear to be so, He actually is reigning upon His throne, and He is bringing to pass those things which accomplish His will. We are compelled again to put away our natural way of thinking and seeing, and trust His description of reality.

The Torah text for the 1st day of Rosh Hashannah is Gen 21, the birth of Isaac (the haftarah, opening of the story of Hannah’s distress over being childless, her crying out to God, and His answer of a promise to give a son, Samuel.)…

 

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Tim Hegg

President / Instructor

Tim graduated from Cedarville University in 1973 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music and Bible, with a minor in Philosophy. He entered Northwest Baptist Seminary (Tacoma, WA) in 1973, completing his M.Div. (summa cum laude) in 1976. He completed his Th.M. (summa cum laude) in 1978, also from NWBS. His Master’s Thesis was titled: “The Abrahamic Covenant and the Covenant of Grant in the Ancient Near East”. Tim taught Biblical Hebrew and Hebrew Exegesis for three years as an adjunct faculty member at Corban University School of Ministry when the school was located in Tacoma. Corban University School of Ministry is now in Salem, OR. Tim is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and the Society of Biblical Literature, and has contributed papers at the annual meetings of both societies. Since 1990, Tim has served as one of the Overseers at Beit Hallel in Tacoma, WA. He and his wife, Paulette, have four children, nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.