Jesus’ crucifixion isn’t really about his death… it is about misunderstanding, humiliation, and the tragic subversion of Jesus’ proclamation that the Kingdom has come near. Reading: Mark 15; Matthew 27; Luke 23; John 19 Related Episodes You can access my Lesson Notes here (or PDF).
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The idea that we humans are “enemies to God” is disturbing, but the deeper and equally troubling truth is that we are mostly just disappointing. Paradoxically, it is by fully acknowledging our humanness that we redeem it through humble orientation toward grace, God, and goodness. You can access the text of my talk here (or… Continue Reading