2 Cor 5:21 For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. (ESV) Have you ever wondered "why the cross?" If you grew up in a western evangelical church you were probably taught something about a "payment to and angry God" and … Continue reading Why the cross?
Have you every known someone who was one of those "my way or the highway" kind of people. I don't mean it as a judgment but an observation. In the Navy I had the "privilege" of working for some that were very much the "my way or the highway" leaders. You can get away with … Continue reading Are you up to the task?
John 14:20 In that day you will know that I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you. In the last few posts I’ve tried to reveal our upside down thinking. In our fallen way of thinking we perceive a g.o.d. that is not the Abba that Jesus reveals. Nobody knew … Continue reading Inside out
I don't know if you understand how much our way of thinking and processing has been hijacked. Really. Our insistence on good-bad fruit and socratic methods and Aristotelian cosmology and Neo-Platonism concepts have so messed up our heads we can't really "see" apart from His revelation. This is what John calls the darkness: John 1:5 The … Continue reading Fiery Wrath of God!?
In the last post I celebrated 2 years of Alancetotheheart. It has been a fun ride of progressive revelation. I have found some themes and concepts have persisted over the two years but the backdrop of theology has obviously changed. I like to find those threads and see how they have morphed as my mind has … Continue reading Progressive Revelation