Posts Tagged ‘1 Corinthians’

Yesterday at our church, a lady got out of the car next to me.  She opened the door and helped a young passenger who looked like he had Down’s syndrome.  I walked behind them.  As I approached the church’s front door, a wife waited for her husband who is blind.  During announcements, one of the elders welcomed a long-time member who had just had surgery.  He was sitting with his arm in a sling. Read the rest of this entry »

            One of the major mistakes in the history of philosophy and theology is to define man primarily as a being consisting of compartments such as reason, will and desires.  This error leaves us with the pleasing illusion that our reason can grasp objective truth with some effort on our part to free it from our desires.  The Bible will have none of this, Read the rest of this entry »

            In the first two parts of this series, “Recognizing the Risen Lord,” we saw that the risen Lord is recognized by identifying him with the crucified Christ and that this fact is so contrary to the human heart’s desires that God’s grace is necessary to grasp it.  In this post we shall examine how the identification of the crucified Jesus with the risen Lord contradicts human religion. Read the rest of this entry »

            For a long time I have been thinking that we Christians have it wrong about God.  Read the rest of this entry »

            Yesterday, the day before my birthday, my mom’s dog died.  Read the rest of this entry »