Monthly Archives: January 2021

“Earthly and Divine…”

Why did Jesus Christ die? In recent posts I have discussed John Stott’s positions on the responsibility of two individuals and one group for the death of Jesus* As Stott finishes “Chapter 2” of The Cross of Christ , he … Continue reading

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“He Kissed HIm…”

Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed Him…  [Matthew 10: 4]. After considering Pilate’s responsibility for the death of Christ in “The Loud Voices of Rationalization” on December 29 [St. John Studies] and then the Jewish leaders’ responsibility in “The ‘Dark Passion’ … Continue reading

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The “Dark Passion” of Envy

Render Unto Caesar by Peter Paul Rubens Epiphany Sunday is a Christian holiday primarily commemorating the Magi’s visit to the Baby Jesus.  As I sat in worship service listening to my pastor deliver a message from Matthew 2: 1-12, I … Continue reading

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