In Christ, theology and anthropology meet. Up until Christ, theology had been understood through the lens of anthropology. God, quite often, reflected men; but through Christ, God was clarified. In Jesus, we have the fullest understanding of God, and the rest of scripture should be interpreted through the lens of Jesus. Continue reading “What if God is even better than we think he is?”
The question makes me think of someone asking me “how do you love your wife?” Well, I can’t answer that in a simple statement, or even in logical terms at all. We have poetry to help us understand questions like this and you can see it most in what I do and how I treat her.
The same can be said for the question “What did Jesus do on the cross?”. It can’t be adequately described or understood in words. Not that we shouldn’t try, but ultimately all the doctrinal statements to describe what Jesus did, while they may be true, although I would disagree with some of the common statements, they fall short, and not just a little short. They fall short by lightyears. Just like saying I love your mother a lot falls short of describing our bond. Continue reading “What did Jesus do on the Cross?”