Tag Archives: The Cross of Christ

What the Cross exposes (and redeems)

Adam blamed Eve, who blamed the Serpent, who blamed God; the Pharisees blamed Jesus, and Pilate blamed the crowd. Today, republicans blame the democrats, who blame the President; liberals blame conservatives, who blame the socialists; the atheists blame the religious; … Continue reading

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A faithful discussion on the atonement

Here’s another interesting video interview for a followup to my post, “On atonement theories and the nature of God.” This discussion is between two pastoral leaders in the UK, Steve Chalke and Andrew Wilson, that shows how serious followers of … Continue reading

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Why we needed fixing

As we approach Easter, the question Jesus asked His disciples is again a relevant one: “Who do you say that I am?” Many religious people accept Him as a great teacher, even a prophet. But neither of these make Him … Continue reading

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The Cosmic Reboot

In the Doctor Who episode, “The Big Bang,” the doctor (who is a Time Lord) reboots the Universe by allowing the Pandorica’s restoration field and the preserved pre-explosion Universe atoms to shine across all of space and time, thus undoing … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ: Savior of the world – Part Six

“The church understood his [Jesus’] act as a sacrifice to end all sacrifices that exposed the scapegoating mechanism for all the world to see.” (Walter Wink, Engaging The Powers, Kindle loc.1849) This is part six of my Easter series, “Jesus Christ: Savior of … Continue reading

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How Jesus takes away our sin

When John the Baptist said of Jesus, “Behold! The Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world” (John 1:29), in what way should we look at this wonderful declaration? Of course, we must first see that it’s Jesus … Continue reading

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Give me Jesus (?)

What do we mean when we sing, “Give me Jesus…you can have all this world, but give me Jesus”? I’ve been talking a lot lately about following Jesus, and asking the question, “Are we actually following Him?”

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