Tag Archives: Christ

Jesus Christ is how we understand God

Bill Johnson once succinctly stated that Jesus Christ is perfect theology. That maxim has informed my understanding of the nature of God for many years.  It’s been a reoccurring theme on this blog. The implications are profound and transformational, but … Continue reading

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Moving on from powerless Christianity

I’ve been looking at the first two chapters of Ephesians to see what the good news that brings great joy means to us. Ephesians is indeed the high-water mark of Paul’s teaching and rather difficult to understand at first blush. … Continue reading

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Debunking popular myths about Jesus

Since we’re in the Christmas season, I thought it might be good to debunk some popular anti-Christian urban legends (usually coming from Jesus-mythers) that Jesus’ story was borrowed from other ancient gods. These short videos by InspiringPhilosophy should quickly dispense … Continue reading

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Logos: the structuring Reality of everything

The Bible text is not the Word of God; Jesus Christ is the Word of God. I’m not being provocative here to demote the Bible in your mind; I’m saying this to hopefully elevate your view of Jesus Christ over the Bible text … Continue reading

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Wisdom Through the Grace of God — Susan Irene Fox

Susan Irene Fox posted this video a few days ago. This is the kind of leadership message we need for our hurting nation right now. And please check out Susan’s blog, if you haven’t already done so. She writes some wonderful poetry and has great insights … Continue reading

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You don’t come as easy as some (Reprise)

I‘m travelling this week so I thought I would re-post something I wrote in October 2013. This is an appropriate beginning of our third week to our 40-day fast from fear as we head toward Easter. I hope you are edified and encouraged to … Continue reading

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Have you been to your own funeral?

One thing funerals do is bring closure. When we see the body in the casket, we know for certain we’re not going to see them again on the street somewhere. This is why it’s important for families to recover the … Continue reading

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There are no divisions, denominations or interpretative methods in Heaven

Did you ever think that there are no Catholics, Protestants, Evangelicals, Fundamentalists, Pentecostals, Charismatics, you name it, in heaven?  There’s only one family in perfect union with Christ, and each other, in the Father’s embrace by the Spirit (Eph.3:14-15; 2 … Continue reading

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Quote: on the incarnation | Francois Du Toit

“In the incarnation God deleted every definition of distance; every possible excuse man could have to feel separated or even neglected by God was removed in one day, though one sacrifice, once and for all.” – From the “Mirror Bible: … Continue reading

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How Christianity is not a religion

Christianity, in the purest sense, is not a religion. I like how Robert Farrar Capon put it, “Christianity is not a religion; it is the announcement of the end of religion.” I’m not against religion per se, but I am … Continue reading

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