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Dying and Living in Christ

Participation: Week 1 Dying and Living in Christ Thursday, April 7, 2016 Paul uses the phrase en Christo, in Christ, around seventy times. He’s trying to describe this larger life in which we are participating. He speaks of belonging to Christ, of being possessed by Christ, captured by Christ, apprehended by Christ. He says, “I… Continue Reading Dying and Living in Christ

We Are Two-Way Mirrors

Paul: Week 1 We Are Two-Way Mirrors Wednesday, March 9, 2016 There is only one thing you must definitely answer for yourself: “Who am I?”  Or, restated, “Where do I abide?” If you can get that right, the rest largely takes care of itself. Paul answers the questions directly: “You are hidden with Christ in… Continue Reading We Are Two-Way Mirrors

Science: Week 1 Summary

Science: Week 1 Summary: Sunday, November 1-Friday, November 6, 2015 The ever broader shape of the cosmos is becoming an ever broader shape for theology itself. (Sunday) The Primal Anointing—“Christening”—of all matter with Spirit, which began in Genesis 1:1-2, is called “the Christ” in Christian shorthand. (Monday) The mystery of cosmic incarnation eliminates any radical… Continue Reading Science: Week 1 Summary

The Blueprint: Past, Present, and Future

Science: Week 1 The Blueprint: Past, Present, and Future Monday, November 2, 2015 (All Souls Day) In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came to be through him, and without him nothing came to be. —John… Continue Reading The Blueprint: Past, Present, and Future

The Alpha and the Omega

Jesus: The Christ The Alpha and the Omega Wednesday, March 25, 2015 (Feast of the Annunciation – Nine months until Christmas) I am making the whole of creation new. . . . It will come true. . . . It is already done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End.… Continue Reading The Alpha and the Omega

The Enduring Spiritual Insight

Jesus: The Christ The Enduring Spiritual Insight Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Francis of Assisi must have known, at least intuitively, that there is only one enduring spiritual insight and everything else follows from it: The visible world is an active doorway to the invisible world, and the invisible world is much larger than the visible.… Continue Reading The Enduring Spiritual Insight

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