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The Christian Worldview (2): Metaphysics (b)

The next step of the biblical story is the fall. We are told that, because of the Fall, all things have been subject to decay—that God’s good creation is now subject to death. 687 more words

Theology

Parry—Redemption: all things are through him

Incarnation1

The divine Word, the second person of the Holy Trinity, became flesh (John 1:14). As the Second Adam, Jesus represented the whole race—he is the sinless and obedient one in whom God’s covenant relationship with humanity finds fulfillment. 1,014 more words

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Parry—Burning Love: The Theological Hermeneutics of Hell

One of the fascinating things about the history of universalism in the post-Reformation period is that the doctrine seems to be “rediscovered” over and over again. 1,165 more words

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TIBERIAN THOUGHTS – Goodnight Moon, I want the Sun

Kill the Moon“.

Now that is one hell of a mountain to climb. Not just because it is a key episode in series 8’ arc (and really, in character arcs that expand all the way to series 10 and the end of the Capaldi era). 4,215 more words

Politics

Our place in God's story: part two

God chooses people to be a blessing

This is part 2 of a 4 part series exploring the overarching narrative of the Bible.  It was first delivered on 10 September 2017 at the All Age service.  1,224 more words

Our place in God’s story: the five act drama

This is part 1 of a 4 part series exploring the overarching narrative of the Bible.  It was first delivered on 3 September 2017.  The Bible readings used were a selection of verses from the beginning of Genesis – Genesis 2: 4-9, 15-20 – and a snippet of Jesus’ teaching in which he uses the metaphor of a gate to explain how he is the way to how human life was always meant to be from the beginning, John 10: 7-10.  1,478 more words