The Unlovely Love of Jesus

What is love? If it's true that "It's all about love" then how we answer this question means everything. Who defines love? The media? Our culture? Political-correctness? Our religious leaders? -- or Jesus? How did Jesus love? Have you given it real thought? Are you content to assume an answer or do you want the truth enough … Continue reading The Unlovely Love of Jesus

Jesus, Our Leader, Lens and Life

"I have called Christ the 'first instance' of the new man. But of course He is something much more than that. He is not merely a new man, one specimen of the species, but the new man. He is the origin and centre and life of all the new men. He came into the created … Continue reading Jesus, Our Leader, Lens and Life

Jesus On Discipleship

“That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly. It is dearness only which gives everything its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price on its goods.” Thomas Paine There is a “dearness” to the Christian life that extends far beyond being merely “born again” or “Spirit-filled.” This, of course, is not to … Continue reading Jesus On Discipleship