• Kierkegaard on Obedience and Grace image
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    Theologians have often spoken of righteousness as Gabe and Aufgabe, or ‘gift and responsibility’. The idea is that our obedience to God, our righteous living, is both something for which we are responsible, and something which ultimately comes from God anyway. It’s a difficult idea to... Read more
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    At a recent Newfrontiers wider leaders gathering the brilliant Phil Moore spoke compellingly about lessons from the life of William Booth. A couple of biblical illustrations Phil used really caught my attention, chiming as they did with things I have been focussing on in terms of the way we handle... Read more
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    Ephesians 5:21-33 is good for your soul. It holds up a cross-shaped view of marriage that is profoundly challenging as well as being wonderfully uplifting. But it has increasingly been the subject of what Luke would call ‘no little disturbance’, thanks to its significance for the debate over... Read more