What Jesus Did

I just noticed a fascinating snippet in an article I was reading. In ““This is Fox 21 News. Can We Come Talk To You?” … Yes”“, McKrae Game speaks about an interview with a TV crew about transgender people. The article itself is quite fascinating and deserves a good read. But I noticed something really striking in […]

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Come People of the Risen King

This Sunday we kick off a short series looking at some of the 39 Articles. It’s the first Sunday after Easter so we’ll start with this one… Article IV Of the Resurrection of Christ Christ did truly rise again from death, and took again his body, with flesh, bones, and all things appertaining to the […]

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Easter Eve – Christ in Hell?

a repost from a few years back. Originally an academic paper, hopefully not too dry.  Turns out, Calvin wasn’t right about everything… Article III Of the going down of Christ into Hell As Christ died for us, and was buried, so also is it to be believed, that he went down into Hell. Calvin’s position […]

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Laying Osiris to Rest

from the ongoing “Gunning for God” discussion over at The Briefing, comes this brilliant summation from Martin Shields, In the end the real question is why would the authors of the NT appeal to Egyptian mythology when there already existed Jewish notions of resurrection with which they and their readers would have had far greater […]

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Easter Opinions in Sydney

A bunch of material got published here in Australia over Easter. First up, the ABC's Religion and Ethics site put up a great article by NT Wright, “Can We Believe in the Resurrection?“. The Christian claim from the beginning was that the question of Jesus's resurrection was a question, not of the internal mental and […]

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Letter in the Herald

Got another letter in today's smh. Over Easter Archbishop Jensen's Easter message was quoted in the paper, Meanwhile, the subject of death dominated the Easter message from the Anglican Archbishop of Sydney Dr Peter Jensen, who also took on a sombre note. “People talk glibly about 'death with dignity'. I can take the idea of […]

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A Key Implication of the Resurrection

We've started preaching through Acts at church. There's a repeated theme that will keep cropping up, because the Apostles insist on saying it a lot… Acts 17:31 For [God] has set a day when he will judge the world with justice by the man [Jesus] he has appointed. He has given proof of this to […]

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