“Pilate asked him, ‘What is truth?’” — John 18:38a Pilate thereupon—as would most Christians nowadays, instead of setting about being true—requests a definition of truth, a presentation to his intellect in set terms of what the word ‘truth’ means; but instantly, whether confident of the uselessness of the inquiry, or intending to resume it when […]
I usually like Coffee with Jesus, but this time… via Radio Free Babylon on Facebook In a way I do like this one because it flatly exposes the chicanery involved with the kind of Atonement so popular in Evangelical circles these days–although seemingly without realizing it. Sadly, it appears Kevin and Jesus haven’t read their […]
There are, or there used to be when I was a boy, [those] who, in their reverence for the name of the Most High, would have shown horror at the idea that he could not do anything or everything in a moment as it pleased him, but would not have been shocked at all at […]
“Then again, as the power that brings about a making-up for any wrong done by man to man, I believe in the atonement.”
God is ever seeking to lift us up into the sharing of his divine nature; God’s kings, such men, namely, as with Jesus have borne witness to the truth, share his glory even on the throne of the Father. See the grandeur of the creative love of the Holy! nothing less will serve it than […]
The old race of the Pharisees is by no means extinct; they were St Paul’s great trouble, and are yet to be found in every religious community under the sun.
Please understand: far be it from me to throw George MacDonald’s hat into the ring of progressive bibliobloggers, although his theology is often considered “liberal” by stalwart conservatives. Rather, let his words below in my own “handwriting” serve as my contribution to Tony Jones’ challenge to “write one post about God.” In this case, MacDonald […]