[Updated with inline images] How much is the present church listening to the early church? More than we might guess, depending on what theological echo-chamber we are in. One way of attempting […]
Peter: the Rock (part 2)
This is a brief follow-up to the post “Peter: Sifted Like Wheat.” In this post, I make the claim that the Church is built, in some real sense, on Peter, per Christ’s […]
Peter: Sifted Like Wheat (part 1)
Why Peter? For the same reason Satan chose Job… and Satan can’t have been ignorant of Christ’s proclamation concerning Peter, especially considering that Jesus again made it personal by specifying that the Church built on Peter would tear down the very Gates of Hell.
God is a trinity, and therefore God is inherently relational within His own being… each “person” of the Trinity is intimately and lovingly involved in the other, never separated or segmented. We […]
“He descended to Hell”? – The Harrowing of Hades
If you are like me, you have wondered why Jesus “descended into Hell” as the Apostles Creed puts it. What exactly does this mean? What did Jesus do? I believe that the stirring account which follows will forever impress upon you the power and majesty of Christ’s work between His death and resurrection.