There is a sign dangling in my neighbor’s yard by the flower beds that reads “Life Begins in the Garden.” When I saw the sign the other day, I thought “How true.” As I’ve thought about it more since then, I have realized just how remarkably profound and thoroughly Christian the statement is. 176 more words
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In Bart Ehrman’s debate at (I assume) Southern Evangelical Seminary against some other person who (I assume) is arguing in the affirmative for (I assume) ‘Can historians prove Jesus rose from the dead?’ (I have to make assumptions, because the person posting this video conveniently edits out all but Erhman’s material – s0 much for fair and rational debate…), he uses the following logic (at around the 13:00 mark): 1,336 more words
How is it that a day of such of evil and pain…
ever got the word “good” in its name?
Mercy (Middle English, from Anglo-French merci, from Medieval Latin merced-, merces, from Latin, “price paid, wages”, from merc-, merxi “merchandise”) is a broad term that refers to benevolence, forgiveness and kindness in a variety of ethical, religious, social and legal contexts. 934 more words
Christ's Resurrection as the Accomplishment of God's Faithfulness to His Creation (Vinoth Ramachandra)
Elsewhere I’ve written about this subject–the significance of Christ’s resurrection as inaugurated eschatology, the bursting of the new creation into the midst of this fallen creation in the person of Jesus Christ who is the resurrected new creation “pioneer” of sorts. 497 more words