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I find it truly remarkable.

I find the resurrection event of Christ a truly remarkable and astonishing event which needs deeper thought and reflection on. For the resurrection to have happened; death first needed to take place. Simply put, the resurrection didn’t happen and couldn’t … Continue reading

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The Resurrection is the basis for our ethical practices.

I am immensely enjoying reading The Cross Is Not Enough, Living as Witnesses to the Resurrection.  Chapter 2 is titled The Resurrection Effect, Yours, Mine and Ours. In this chapter they break down 12 sub headings which they call “Zones for living.” … Continue reading

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Re-Discovering The Joy Of The Resurrection

I have been reading a fair amount of theology this year. One of the recurrent themes from my reading has been the centrality of the cross. And through the power of hind-site I have come to realize the more I … Continue reading

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What emphasis do we have?

I was reading 1 Cor 15 this morning and the thought struck me like a pylon driver coming crashing down on me. And the thought was, why does it seem that in general, (Ok, so I”m guilty of making a … Continue reading

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Romans 6:1-11 The master stroke: Fully alive.

Paul makes a series of profound statements; ‘We died to sin: how can we then live in it any longer…Don’t you know that all of us who were baptised in Christ Jesus were baptised into his death…We should no longer … Continue reading

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The resurrection.

The question about the resurrection of Christ has to be one of the most significant and important questions one can ever ask. Within the framework of intellectual honesty; it cannot be dismissed with glib answers. The Apostle Paul said that … Continue reading

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The Death of Christ…

The Sword and the Ploughshare has an interesting post regarding a lecture by Bruce McCormack regarding penal substitution, titled “The Suffering God.” I made the comment that I think more reflection needs to be put into the area of Jesus … Continue reading

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Being baptised for the dead…

There is an interesting passage of Scripture in 1 Corinthians 15:29 1Co 15:29  Otherwise, what will those people do who are being baptized for the dead? If the dead are not raised at all, why are they being baptized for … Continue reading

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