What can kill can also heal. What is “bad” for us can become “good” for us. The venom of snakes is about healing and transformation.
“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 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”… […]