Jesus Descended into Hell…what is hell?

Ok, so now that we have established that we have every bit as much (if not more) capacity to be wrong as our fathers before us, let us get into the questions surrounding the discussion. The first issue is the nature of hell. If Jesus descended into hell, what did he descend into? Was it…

Jesus, God-Man, Priest and Sacrifice

Once sins are taken care of for good, there’s no longer any need to offer sacrifices for them. -Hebrews 10:18 Sounds simple enough, right? If you were to pay my car insurance bill before the first, I might do a lot of things but paying the bill anyhow would be the last reaction you might…

The Weeping and Wholeness of the God-Man

Are you ready for a little theological discussion? I hope you are. Since I have the pen, I suppose it is up to me to get this ball rolling. Ok. I’ll give you a topic: total depravity. Discuss. What is total depravity? It is that warmest and fuzziest of all theological doctrines that says, as…

Jesus, God-Man and Donkey-Rider

When my brother and I were in high school we had the opportunity to drive my dad’s sweet Ford Bronco II. It may have had a few hundred thousand miles on it but that thing was sweet for a couple of sixteen-year olds who lived in the country. You can imagine our pride on the…

Jesus- Man, Freedom Fighter and God For Us

Who can’t love a freedom fighter? I mean, seriously, it is almost irrelevant to us how the freedom fighter achieves his ends, we just love to see somebody fighting to the end for the liberty of captives. We love Gandhi because of his “passive resistance” strategies (Bonhoeffer, in particular, loved the writings of Gandhi and…