Tag Archives: Jesus

Origen on Jesus and the Beatitudes

Jesus confirms all of the beatitudes he speaks in the Gospel, and he justifies his teaching though his own example. “Blessed are the meek” is what he says of himself. “Learn of me, for I am meek.” “Blessed are the … Continue reading

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Wright on the Last Supper

“It is now becoming more widely recognized, I think, that the synoptic evangelists present the  Last Supper as a “new Temple” moment. Jesus, having pronounced God’s judgment on the old Temple in his dramatic action and then his discourse on … Continue reading

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Wright on the Strange Story of Israel

“Whether you read the Old Testament as set out in most English Bibles from Genesis to Malachi or whether you read it in the Hebrew canon from Genesis  to Chronicles with the prophets in the middle, you are still left … Continue reading

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Look at Jesus

I’ve been posting a lot of Wright videos lately, but this was too good to not reblog.

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How God Became King

Worth an hour of your time. The book comes out next week.

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Newbigin on Jesus and the Powers

“We misunderstand Jesus and his death if we see him simply as the greatest of those who have died in revolt against established power. Jesus died as the beloved Son of the Father, by whom the powers that killed him … Continue reading

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Love Your Enemies

Love Your Enemies from The Austin Stone on Vimeo. This video is well worth 23 minutes of your time.

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