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1- The Image of God

hen violence erupts, we see time and again that Christians are heavily involved. We see it in our history and we see it today. We have heard it being preached from many Christian pulpits. We have seen it being carried out by great atrocities against non-Christians in our present time; things that are never reported […]

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2 – God’s Justice & The Problem with Substitution

grew up in a Western nation. In the post Second World War period, this meant that religiously we grew up with an emphasis on a judicial faith. The book of Romans was read this way. “God is angry at the sin of the world and was going to punish it. But Jesus stepped in and […]

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3 – Sacrifice in the OT

acrifice on the school playground: Once, when I was a small boy, we moved and my parents sent me to a new school. I found a friend I thought I would get along with, and soon we were sitting together on a bench eating lunch. Then a large group of boys ran around the corner […]

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3 – Early Discipleship & Killing

onald J. Sider published, The Early Church on Killing, A Comprehensive Sourcebook on War, Abortion, and Capital Punishment (Baker Academic, 2012). It is a compilation of all sources documenting the views of the early church, from the first to the forth centuries. Sider’s book is an exceptionally valuable resource for understanding discipleship in the early […]

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4 – God in the OT: Revealing Himself to a Fallen People

very aspect of the kingdom of God is missiological. The gospel is about one new kingdom coming to permeate and renew old kingdoms of death. The gospel is about ambassadors, being sent into foreign kingdoms, as representatives of a new kingdom that is coming to rule. This is how Jesus came in the incarnation and […]

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