Tag Archives: C. Baxter Kruger

What if we returned to the ancient faith?

There’s a quiet revolution going on within the body of Christ; one that’s recovering ancient Christological truths that are setting us free from the powerless, humanistic, and deistic philosophies that have dominated Western theology since the Enlightenment. We’re recovering the … Continue reading

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The joy set before Him

We know what Jesus did, but why did He do it? What would motivate Him to suffer so unjustly, abandoned by His own, bearing the weight and sin of whole world in His own body? Why would anyone do this? … Continue reading

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Why did Jesus do it?

The next day a great multitude that had come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem,  took branches of palm trees and went out to meet Him, and cried out: ‘Blessed is He who comes … Continue reading

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Everything is relational

In my post, “Thoughts about Intimacy” I said that when we think about God as Father, Son, and Spirt we must understand that He is relational before  we understand anything else about Him. God is love (1 John 4:8), and … Continue reading

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Wm. Paul Young, C.S. Lewis, and my own “Shack” encounter

This post isn’t meant to convince you to see the movie, The Shack. As I said last time, make up your own mind. I also believe you don’t have to agree with everything in the movie or book to derive benefit from it. But what I … Continue reading

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How can we know God?

How can we truly know God? As Dr. C. Baxter Kruger asks, how can we believe that we are in actual contact with God and not with an echo of our own souls? How are we going to escape our own darkness? … Continue reading

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God with us: Jesus, Christ, God, Son, Savior

I’m away for several days but wanted to share part of a post I wrote last January that pertains to my Christmas series, “God With Us.” You can read the original post in its entirety here. I will add a … Continue reading

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God with us: Shakespeare enters Hamlet’s world

“When a Russian cosmonaut returned from space and reported that he had not found God, C. S. Lewis responded that this was like Hamlet going into the attic of his castle and looking for Shakespeare.” (Timothy Keller, “The Reason for … Continue reading

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God with us: what Child is this?

What child is this, who, laid to rest, On Mary’s lap is sleeping? Whom angels greet with anthems sweet, While shepherds watch are keeping? This is the question of the ages. Last time, I introduced my subject, “God with us.” … Continue reading

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Transformation takes place in God’s embrace

In a meeting recently, one of our worship leaders shared how she had lived most of her Christian life trying to love God, but now is finally learning how to be loved by God. Because we’ve found that loving God … Continue reading

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