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Resurrection is for life, not just for Easter

It’s a fact that without Jesus’ resurrection there would be no Christianity.

There would be no New Testament. No church. There would be no  forgiveness of sins. 1,302 more words

Faith And Belief

A Biblical Theology of Heaven

The Easter season is a wonderful time for Christians. It is during this time of the year that we celebrate the glorious resurrection of Christ. But, it doesn’t stop there.   792 more words

Theology

Praying the Lord's Prayer... in reverse

NT Wright’s book Simply Good News challenges the reader to look at how we pray. We often pray the Lord’s Prayer in reverse. I will be looking at Wright’s analysis on “praying as good news people”  in my message on Sunday. 167 more words

Prayer

NT Wright on the Resurrection

“Simon, son of John, do you love me?” Jn 21:16

There is a whole world in that question, a world of invitation and challenge, of the remaking of a human being after disloyalty and disaster, of the refashioning of epistemology itself, the question of how we know things, to correspond to the new ontology, the question of what reality consists of.

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The Resurrection and the Continuation of the Messianic Movement

NT Wright explains how the resurrection impacts the origins of Christianity as a Messianic movement in 1st century Palestinian Judaism.

N.T. Wright

Imagine: A New Day

In his book, Simply Good News, NT Wright defines Christian spirituality:

Christian spirituality — an awareness of the loving and guiding presence of God, sorrow for sin and gratitude for forgiveness, the possibility and challenge of prayer, a love for God and for our neighbors, the desire for holiness and the hard moral work it requires, the gradual or sudden emergence of particular vocations, a lively hope for God’s eventual new creation — is generated by the good news of what HAS…

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Spiritual Formation

“Easter was when Hope in person surprised the whole world by coming forward from the future into the present.”
~N.T. Wright

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