Tag Archives: Christ

More Twitter Theology That Makes Me Sigh…

The answer is, neither- God is found in Christ.  Doesn’t anyone read the Bible anymore? ὡς ὅτι θεὸς ἦν ἐν Χριστῷ κόσμον καταλλάσσων ἑαυτῷ, μὴ λογιζόμενος αὐτοῖς τὰ παραπτώματα αὐτῶν καὶ θέμενος ἐν ἡμῖν τὸν λόγον τῆς καταλλαγῆς. 2 Cor … Continue reading

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On The Clarity and Certainty of the Word of God

‘The preached Word of God is the foundation upon which everything should be built‘ wrote Huldrych Zwingli in a booklet he published on the 6th of September, 1522.  Von Klarheit und Gewissheit des Wortes Gottes is one of Zwingli’s early works and … Continue reading

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The Spirit and Christ in the New Testament and Christian Theology

This new collection of essays edited by Marshall, Rabens and Bennema arrived a few weeks back.  My review is below. This volume gathers writings about the Spirit and Christ by notable scholars including Richard Bauckham, D. A. Carson, James Dunn, … Continue reading

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The Church is Like an Orchestra…

The Church is like an orchestra performing on the stage.  The First Violinist (the Pastor) sets the tone by playing the first notes and getting the whole assembly in tune.  The Conductor (Christ) chooses the score, sets the orchestra in … Continue reading

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Jesus at NYU

This Friday, the earliest known images of Christ, from the year 240, go on view in New York for the first time, and they aren’t where you might expect them to be. They are part of a remarkable exhibition at … Continue reading

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Agree? Disagree?

The pendulum of popular belief about Satan tends to swing between two extremes. On one side there are those who believe that he doesn’t exist at all, or if he does exist. he is a mere impersonal evil “force,” sort … Continue reading

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A Letter of Oecolampadius

To Somius, of Ulm, 10 February, 1527.— “Beloved brother, it gives us great joy here to learn what things Christ works by your means, and through the instrumentality of his word at Ulm. The remembrance of our old friendship makes … Continue reading

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Getting Santa Out of Christmas

With thanks to Joel for the tip- MSNBC reports A group of German Catholics wants to do away with Santa Claus because of the fictional figure’s commercial hype and replace him with St Nicolas and the selfless giving they say … Continue reading

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