Today across the world, people will hear that Jesus died to save us from death and wrath. God’s wrath. Well, this is a lie. This is wrong. And I’ll show you how.
“We pay our debts in business dealings because we have to; we give gifts to our loved ones because we want to. It was not law but love that lay behind the sacrifice of Christ.” – B.F. Wescott
Bible Readings for Sunday March 20th, 2011 – The 2nd Week of Lent *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Genesis 12:1-4a 1. Now the LORD said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. 2. I will make of [...]
Bible Readings for Wednesday March 2nd, 2011 – The 8th Week of Epiphany *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Psalm 104 1. Bless the LORD, O my soul. O LORD my God, you are very great. You are clothed with honor and majesty, 2. wrapped in light as with a garment. You [...]
I am so happy I found this: “Saint Athanasius and the ‘Penal Substitutionary’ Atonement Doctrine” by Kevin Allen today. What a great post on one of my favorite topics: substituionary atonement. I think it’s a morbid, negative and creepy doctrine which has been very harmful to the Christian Church. And as Kevin Allen points out: [...]
Our modern society is a mirror. A mirror of our souls as a people. A mirror of our souls before God. And what does our reflection show? A society full of lines of demarcation, self-imposed separations between those who are “clean or unclean”, “cool or uncool”, “rich or poor”, “gay or straight”, “male or female”… [...]