500 Words with Matthew’s Gospel: God with Us

"So Dark is our situation that God Himself must enter and occupy it in order that it may be light. We cannot fully understand the Christian 'God with us' without the greatest astonishment at the glory of the divine grace and the greatest horror at our own plight."–Karl Barth, Church Dogmatics, The Doctrine of Reconciliation,… Continue reading 500 Words with Matthew’s Gospel: God with Us

90 Days with Jesus, Day 37: John 8:12-20: The Scandal of Jesus’ Particularity

John 8:12-20 When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” 13The Pharisees challenged him, “Here you are, appearing as your own witness; your testimony is not valid.” 14Jesus answered, “Even if I… Continue reading 90 Days with Jesus, Day 37: John 8:12-20: The Scandal of Jesus’ Particularity