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How Christ Suffers Through the Church

How Christ Suffers Through the Church, Part 3

The contention I have developed thus far in this series of blogs is that the risen Lord Jesus, as the head (Greek: kephale) of his Body (redeemed humans), in some way suffers through that Body. What I propose here is first the theological basis…
How Christ Suffers Through the Church

How Christ Suffers Through the Church, Part 2

I begin this blog with the point I ended with for the prior one (9/13/16): The statement I quoted (from The Dogmatic Constitution on the Church) is helpful to me in that it points me to the relationship of the Church to the Lord Jesus. Yet how…
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The Church as the Seed of the Kingdom, Part 2

I have made it a priority to study with as much energy and time I can all the various streams of Christian traditions. The reason is simple: I believe that God has deposited different aspects of his beautiful Truth in different redeemed persons.…
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The Church as the Seed of the Kingdom, Part 1

Christian thinkers have wrestled with how the Church relates to the Kingdom of God. This wrestling comes from the need to make sense of the testimony of the Gospels (which almost always refer to the “Kingdom of God”) and the letters of Paul…