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Some Helpful Links

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Today I want to put up some helpful links. First, let me draw your attention to some new material on TheHighCalling.org. There’s an interview with Judge Glenda Hatchett of the television program, Judge Hatchett. This is a substantial, moving conversation […]

Some Links Worth Checking Out

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Tod Bolsinger of It Takes a Church has a helpful piece on icons and the Trinity. Check this out, especially if you’re inclined to be skeptical of the role if icons in spiritual life. Sometimes Ben Witherington, New Testament professor […]

Christianity Today’s out of Ur Top Ten for 2007

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One of my “must read” websites is Christianity Today’s out of Ur. If you’re unfamiliar with this website, or if you haven’t been keeping up, check out their “Top 10 Posts of 2007.” I agree that their first entry, “Willow […]

A Couple of Helpful Links

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Eyewitness Testimony in Mark’s Gospel My guest blogger, Dr. James Arlandson, has put up the next post in his excellent series on the Gospels. Here’s everything you wanted to know about Mark and the reliability of this particular Gospel. Thanks, […]

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Why Did Jesus Have to Die? Conclusions
In this series on the death of Jesus, I have presented four different perspectives on why Jesus had to die: Roman, Jewish, Jesus’, and Early Christian. I believe that each of these points of view has merit, and that we cannot fully understand the necessity of Jesus’ death without taking them all

posted 2:47:39am Apr. 11, 2011 | read full post »

Sunday Inspiration from the High Calling
Can We Find God in the City? Psalm 48:1-14 Go, inspect the city of Jerusalem. Walk around and count the many towers. Take note of the fortified walls, and tour all the citadels, that you may describe them to future generations. For that is what God is like. He is our God forever and ever,

posted 2:05:51am Apr. 10, 2011 | read full post »

Why Did Jesus Have to Die? The Perspective of the First Christians, Part 3
An Act and Symbol of Love Perhaps one of the most startling of the early Christian interpretations of the cross was that it was all about love. It’s easy in our day, when crosses are religious symbols, attractive ornaments, and trendy jewelry to associate the cross with love. But, in the first

posted 2:41:47am Apr. 08, 2011 | read full post »

Why Did Jesus Have to Die? The Perspective of the First Christians, Part 2
The Means of Reconciliation In my last post, I examined one of the very earliest Christian statements of the purpose of Jesus’ death. According to the tradition encapsulated in 1 Corinthians 15, Jesus died “for our sins in accordance with the scriptures” (15:3). Yet this text doesn’t expl

posted 2:30:03am Apr. 07, 2011 | read full post »


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