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Lesslie Newbigin: "Our goal is the holy city, the New Jerusalem"

“ is not our goal, great as that is. . . . Our goal is the holy city, the New Jerusalem, a perfect fellowship in which God reigns in every heart, and his children rejoice together in his love and joy. 110 more words

Religious/Theological Reflections

Nature knows no ethics

There is a very long history to remind us of what happens when nature is our ultimate point of reference . . . . Nature knows no ethics. 17 more words

Morality

Motive for Mission

I think that the deepest motive
for mission is simply the desire
to be with Jesus where he is,
on the frontier between the
reign of God and the usurped… 6 more words

Kingdom Of God

Reason is not Neutral

There is a common belief that Reason is an independent and neutral source of knowledge. It has truths or information which it provides to an individual. 546 more words

Theology

Newbigin on the Open Secret of Gospel Stewardship

One of the most common metaphors used in the New Testament to describe the relation of the church to the gospel is that of stewardship. The church, and especially those called to any kind of leadership in the church, are servants entrusted with that which is not their property but is the property of their Lord.

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