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Jesus: The Face of God

“Who do you say that I am?” -Jesus, Mark 8:29

Who is Jesus?

I get very nervous around clergy who dodge this question.  There are all manner of open questions in life.   630 more words

Doctrine

The Great Orientation: Reading the Bible in Light of the Primacy of Jesus

There is a whole new way (which is really an old way) of interpreting Scripture; it is the way of the New Testament authors (and Apostles) themselves. 496 more words

Hermeneutics

Jesus Upholds the Universe

Hebrews 1:1–4 (ESV)

1 Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, 2 but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. 68 more words

Preaching

Ratzinger on Morality and Christology

“Morality retains its seriousness only where there is forgiveness – real forgiveness ensured by authority; otherwise it lapses back into the pure empty conditional. But true forgiveness exists only when the “price”, the “equivalent value”, is paid, when guilt is atoned by suffering, when there is expiation. 206 more words

Joseph Ratzinger

Church Fathers & Greek Philosophy

Last Fall I took an intro course on Church History called, “The Church to the Reformation“.  Two questions I was asking throughout that course were: 851 more words

Jesus

Christ the Character of God

Hebrews 1:1–4 (ESV)

1 Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, 2 but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. 68 more words

Preaching