There stood at the foot of the cross, the women in Jesus' life. His mother's heart broke. A pain incomprehensible. A soldier. Oblivious. A mysterious Mary of Magdala. And, two more women. ... The entire world, drawn onto the cross. And crucified, with Jesus. No more. "It is finished." ... A heart break, rumbling on. … Continue reading Oblivious
When entering deeper faith, something happens, where the heart is raised, and the mind and the body respond - ... But then something, doubt, comes. It's a counter. And faith feels undesirable. And before you realise, you are out of that perfect place of faith. And then the place of faith seems unattainable, even though it … Continue reading Not doubting
An excerpt from N.T. Wright’s tome, Jesus and the Victory of God, page 268: “Centuries of Christian usage have accustomed readers of the New Testament to think of “forgiveness” as primarily a gift to the individual person, which can be made at any time. It is, in that sense, abstract and ahistorical, however much it … Continue reading The church is no longer in a state of sin.