My title probably makes no sense, so I shall move straightaway to explaining it. We are humanity. We are humans. So is Jesus. Jesus is the God-man, both entirely divine and entirely human. He is indeed entirely human. So what is my point? Jesus is not just any human, but the human. First time around, Adam … Continue reading "Jesus is the New Us: Being In Christ"
Off the top of my head I know my family has killed at least half a dozen dogs. Well, I say “killed,” but it’s really just that our land is cursed with the ability to drastically shorten any animal’s lifespan. Time would be too short to tell of the demise of Jax, Johnny Reb, Sadie, Rascal, and … Continue reading "Can Animals Go to Heaven? Fido’s Destiny"
I stepped outside the other day to go to my car and stopped as I saw the brightness of the world. It occurred to me that “to go” was really the only reason I head outside, at least most of the time. This seemed, and seems today, a bit of a shame. This is what a lot of … Continue reading "Zelda and the Outdoors"
It is normal and usually well-regarded in evangelical circles for people to say that they simply “believe the Bible.” They’re not this or that, and they don’t follow such or the other philosophy. They just believe God’s Word, and all the people said Amen! Hallelujah! Well, as nice as this might sound, it’s not real. No … Continue reading "I Don’t Just “Believe the Bible,” And Neither Do You"
We are Christians. “Christ” is part of our very name. We are different from Jews because we believe Jesus is the Christ; we are different from Muslims because we believe Christ is God’s Son. So everything must go back to Jesus Christ. This sounds obvious, but is it? Does all of our theology, all of our … Continue reading "It All Goes Back to Jesus Christ"