The Resurrection by NT Wright

“The challenge is in fact the challenge of new creation. To put it at its most basic: the resurrection of Jesus offers itself, to the student of history or science no less than the Christian or the theologian, not as an odd event within the world as it is but as the utterly characteristic, prototypical, and […]

Work

Here is a brilliant quote by Eugene Peterson on the importance and value of work: “Most of what Jesus said and did took place in a secular workplace in a farmer’s field, in a fishing boat, at a wedding feast, in a cemetery, at a public well asking a woman he didn’t know for a […]

The Church in action

in 1 Peter 4 we see four clear attributes of healthy church life: “Therefore be clear minded and self-controlled so that you can pray. Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace […]

Old Testament Monotheism

The following is taken from Christopher Wright’s excellent book ‘The Mission of God’: A broad outline of Old Testament Monotheism: The Lord alone is In relation to the heavens, the earth and all the nations:   Creator The Lord made them Ps 33:6-9; Jer 10:10-12 Owner The Lord owns them Ps 24:1; 89:11; Deu 10:14 […]