Tag Archives: Crucifixion / The Cross

The Sum of the Gospel: Toward an Evangelical Catechism

I wrote this last fall and had originally intended to publish it then. Better late than never, I guess. It is the result of significant reading and study for one of the core systematic theology classes in the M.Div curriculum … Continue reading

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It was God’s will to crush Him

Seven hundred years before Jesus was born, the prophet Isaiah wrote about Him, and about “Good Friday,” when Jesus would be “pierced for our transgressions and crushed for our iniquities.” Isaiah knew, and Jesus knew, that “the punishment that brings us peace would be … Continue reading

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On Death

The eternal God gave us life. “The Lord God formed the man from the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature” (Genesis 2:7). In the beginning, we … Continue reading

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On Jesus

Paraphrase and amplification of Imitation of Christ (Book 2; Chapters 7, 8, and 11) by Thomas à Kempis… Loving and Trusting Jesus Blissful is the one who understands what it is to love Jesus and to despise himself for Jesus’ sake. It is fitting for one … Continue reading

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