Today is Easter. Where historically Good Friday has been a day of remembering how undeserving we are of the cross, Easter has always been a joyous remembrance of our risen Lord and the joy of our hope in him. Remember today that “there is therefore no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For […]Read more "Easter Joy"
I wish to remind everyone to be penitent in this lenten period. (that is to remember our sins and earnestly seek and remember the forgiveness we have in Jesus Christ). For while the Jews and the Romans had their parts in the crucifixion of Jesus, it was not them that crucified him (for his death […]Read more "Christian Humility"
While not a part of my continuing posts on the central theology of Christianity, I wanted to write a small blurb about what I think about the current issue of Proposition 8 before the Supreme court. I will make no statement as to whether or not I’d vote for or against same-sex marriage (because I […]Read more "the church and homosexuality"
Christianity is not a crutch for weak people, no it is far more than that. While some Christians might object to this, the truth is far more than that. Christianity isn’t a crutch for weak people because it asserts that people are dead because they have chosen to rebel against a just and omnipotent God […]Read more "2c Missing the Mark of God"
Perhaps the most overlooked central doctrine of the Christian faith is the humanity of Christ. Indeed, far too often it is forgotten as the fight of this day is to convince the culture that Jesus was more than some moral teacher and is, in fact, God. But he is human! And it is only because […]Read more "2b Christ’s Humanity, the hypostatic union"
Part 2a And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the only-begotten Son of God, Begotten of the Father before all worlds, [God of God,] Light of Light, True God of true God, Begotten, not made, Consubstantial with the Father, By whom all things were made; –Nicene Creed Who is Jesus? Was here merely a great moral […]Read more "Part 2a The Divinity of Christ"
What does it mean to be human? This is the question at the core of the Christian treatment of all people and, hopefully, the core of interpersonal ethics for Christians that attempt to remain true to their beliefs. Indeed it is this vision of what it means to be human that characterizes the importance of […]Read more "1C What is Humanity?"