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Towards a Christological Missiology: T.F. Torrance on the Relation between the Missio Ecclesiae and the Missio Christi (Reformission Monday)

In my last post exploring T.F. Torrance’s missional theology, I proposed the possibility of a kataphysic, or scientific, missiology. Essentially what this means is that the church’s missiology — its understanding and practice of mission — must not be constructed primarily on the basis of pragmatic or cultural considerations but must be developed in strict accordance to its object, i.e. 892 more words

T.F. Torrance

Christ, Our Eternal Mediator

Samuel Rutherford,
The Covenant of Life Opened, pp. 363-368.

Christ, Even After Universal Judgment, Is a Mediatory Head, King, and Lord

The Son (saith… 2,412 more words


3rd in Lent (3/19): “Lenten Disciplines: Encountering Strangers”

Romans 5:1-11 ; John 4:5-42

Today I’ll talk about how we encounter strangers, and the Lenten Disciplines card in your bulletin gives you some guidelines (you are free to depart from them) to practice intentional care in how you interact with strangers. 2,526 more words

The Word of God Victorious (T.F. Torrance on Revelation 19)

Revelation 19:9, 11-16

And the angel said to me, “Write this: Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb.” And he said to me, “These are the true words of God.” Then I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse! 919 more words

T.F. Torrance

Does God run our world like a clock?

The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him. 633 more words


Does Christology Matter?

The link below is to an article that looks at the doctrine of Christ and why it matters.

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Christ As Savior Before Creator: H.R. Mackintosh on the Significance of the Post-Resurrection Perspective of the Apostolic Witness

As I work my way through Scottish theologian H.R. Mackintosh’s magisterial work on The Doctrine of the Person of Jesus Christ, I continue to be illuminated and blessed by the riches that he was able to mine from the depths of the biblical witness.  1,534 more words

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