Justin B. Fung

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It’s the crucified Jesus who is Lord

But it was our sins that did that to him, that ripped and tore and crushed him — our sins! He took the punishment, and that made us whole. Through his bruises we get healed. – Isaiah 53:5 Jesus is the Lord, but it’s the crucified Jesus who is Lord–precisely because it’s his crucifixion that has […]

Good (Us) vs. Evil (Them)

N.T. Wright, Simply Jesus, 122-123: Without the perspective that sees evil as a dark force that stands behind human reality, the issue of “good” and “bad” in our world is easy to decipher. It is fatally easy, and I mean fatally easy, to typecast “people like us” as basically good and “people like them” as […]

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