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  • Being the Temple for the World #3b

    Being the Temple for the World #3b

    ecclesiology, Jesus Christ, missional, Recent Posts, Scripture, Tabernacle, Temple, theology

    (SNARK: I'm hoping to answer, "Everything you didn’t know you didn’t know about it about God resting.") Yesterday the post was getting long so I cut it off and will pick it up now (see this for the beginning of the series). Yesterday we talked about “The Cosmic Temple of Creation: A Dwelling…”, in that heaven and earth were made to be a dwelling place for God to rest. But what exactly does this means. The Cosmic Temple of Creation: …For Resting (which is Productive) If a temple is a place for a god's dwelling and ruling, then this is what we need to understand by a god resting in a temple. “Rest” is not a cessation of work, but a sitting down from all the preparatory work to engage in the real work of ruling. Let me explain.

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  • BEING THE TEMPLE FOR THE WORLD #3a

    BEING THE TEMPLE FOR THE WORLD #3a

    missional, Recent Posts, Scripture, Tabernacle, Temple, theology

    So I’m getting a little behind on writing up my class notes for “God With Us: Being the Temple for...

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  • BEING THE TEMPLE FOR THE WORLD #2

    BEING THE TEMPLE FOR THE WORLD #2

    Lent, Recent Posts

    Last Sunday was our second class on “God with Us: Being the Temple for the World.” (Because not everyone at...

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  • Not only to Believe, but also to Suffer (Phil. 1 and Prayer)

    Not only to Believe, but also to Suffer (Phil. 1 and Prayer)

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    This morning I read this after hearing of the horrible deaths of 21 Egyptian Christians. “Lord have mercy.” Phil. 1:27-30:...

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