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Willing to Bleed

Willing to Bleed

What does salvation have to do with social justice? Greg turns this often-politicized question on its head in this video by The Work of the People.

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A common argument today against Christianity is that believing that Jesus (or any other religious figure or religion) is the only way to God (See yesterday’s post) is “dangerous.” This claim actually has some justification, for it is undeniable that most of the butchery carried out throughout history has been done in the name of defending…

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The Revelation of God in the Cross

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The Cruciform Center Part 3: How Paul’s Epistles Reveal a Cruciform God

As we’ve discussed, the four Gospels point to a cruciform revelation of God (click here and here for a review), but what about the most widely read writer of the New Testament? What did the Apostle Paul have to say about how the cross reveals who God is? Before turning to Paul’s writings, I’d like…