Biblical Authority

Whatever authority the Bible carries as a trustworthy book, it derives from the trustworthiness if the divine revelation it discloses and ultimately from the Spirit who infallible speaks through it. In declaring the trustworthiness of the Bible, therefore, we must keep in mind that it is ultimately not the book itself which we are affirming. […]

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First Word

“I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery; you shall have no other gods before me.” (Deut. 5:6-7) First, God. God’s presence in the present, the now, is where we also are present, the condition in which we live, we and our […]

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The Body of Christ

Imonk starts of the year talking about the beauty of God ruining church for him. I resonate with his story, even if my denominational history is different. Let me just say, I firmly believe that none of us belong in any church. We only find our place in the kingdom by being the body of […]

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About the atonement

Scot McKnight has a good series of posts about the atonement. The whole series is worth the read, but especially check out todays installment. Scot hits the mark in pointing out that our understanding of what the atonement actually accomplished is often misconstrued by our understanding of sin as only moral failure.  may the Lord […]

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