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The victorious redemption of creation as the seal of the abyss

In some of my recent, tentative theological wanderings, I have been considering the Christus Victor view of atonement and what implications that has for my view of things. In many ways, it feels like a “coming home” to the first major systematic Bible study that I did, almost ten years ago, in which the major theme was… [ Read More ]
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The marriage of the millennium

We tend to spend a lot of time interpreting Revelation 20 and trying to understand the 1,000 year reign of Christ with the saints. In our linear Western mindset, we mainly read the text as a narrative in which Event C follows Event B, which followed Event A. I have my doubts that this is… [ Read More ]
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Beyond the sanitized page: plunging into the letter to Thyatira

We’re in the middle of a sermon series at church on the letters to the seven churches in the book of Revelation. This past Sunday, we looked at the letter to Thyatira — Revelation 2:18-29.  In the middle of the letter is God’s statement of intent to punish a person or source of authority that was… [ Read More ]
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