Monthly Archives: December 2008

The Birth of Christ

Here is a piece from St. Augustine of Hippo (354-440 AD) that describes the significance of the birth of Christ. I like it a lot. I should have posted this on Christmas day, but failed to. My apologies. Let the … Continue reading

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N.T. Wright Interview

I┬ácame across a wonderful interview with N.T. Wright from earlier in the year. It is a splendid interview. It covers a variety of topics including being compared to C.S. Lewis (where N.T. offers a very insightful critique of Lewis), the … Continue reading

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Worthy of Worship

At the end of Luke’s account of the birth of Jesus and the manger scene, there are a few verses that catch my eye. In the middle of Luke 2, we read, And suddenly there was with the angel a … Continue reading

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Hope Like Hell For Hope In Hell

I am greatly indebted to Frederick Buechner for many of the thoughts I am about to write. We often think of hell as eternal damnation in a fiery pit. We see it as a complete separation from God (I even … Continue reading

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Disintegration from God

I have been chatting about heaven and hell with some friends lately and mk asked me how and why I started thinking at length about this bottomless topic. There were two things that really spurred on my thinking and has … Continue reading

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The Incarnation and Christmas

John 1:14 reads, “And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of a father’s only son, full of grace and truth.” The Word became flesh and lived among us. This … Continue reading

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Heaven and Hell

Some of my recent free study has been directed at the study of heaven and hell. So, my plan is to right a series of posts exploring some what heaven and hell are, and possibly more importantly, what effect, if … Continue reading

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