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The fact that we experience the current crisis primarily as one of size is itself one of the important clues to the crisis of shape: namely, we have come to regard the church as being in the religion business, and right now sales are down.
At its core, the cross becomes gospel for the traumatized only if they are able to see there a divine love willing to bear what is unbearable for mortal, fallen human beings. God bears for us the full weight of both sin and death. If God in Jesus Christ descends into the worst hell imaginable in order to deliver us from the hells we inflict upon one another, then such a God is worthy of our trust.
Scripture has been reduced to a storehouse of propositions from which deductions can be made, rather than a collection of witnesses that also enable believers to witness to God’s work and glorify God’s presence among them.
All preachers are limited, sinful, weak and imperfect “earthenware vessels” or “jars of clay”. The power belongs to Christ and is deployed through his Spirit. The words we speak in human weakness, the Holy Spirit carries by his power to the mind, heart, conscience and will of the hearers.
Welcome once again to Eerdmans All Over, a Friday roundup of all the Eerdmans-related news, reviews, interviews, and […]
Rachel is on vacation, so for this month’s post, we bring you a favorite previously published review of […]