Eugene Peterson captures the universal implications of Christ’s redemption when he paraphrases Colossians 1:18-20 in The Message: “He was supreme in the beginning and—leading the resurrection parade—he is supreme in the end. From beginning to end he’s there, towering far above everything, everyone. So spacious is he, so roomy, that everything of God finds its proper place in him without crowding. Not only that, but all the broken and dislocated pieces of the universe—people and things, animals and atoms-get properly fixed and fit together in vibrant harmonies, all because of his death, his blood that poured down from the Cross.”
Question from a reader:
I read the following from Paul Crouch of TBN, and wanted to get your opinion of it:
“A lot can happen in six hours. But not just any six hours. These six hours were the most unique and critical ones in the history of the world and, in fact, the universe. The fate of the very Godhead was at stake. ‘Heresy,’ someone says? Well, let’s ask the question: Could Jesus have failed in His mission?
“If your answer is ‘no,’ then the whole mission is a fraud. The possibility of failure had to be there ...
- Mon, Aug 16, 2010
- Suffering and Evil
In this clip, part 2 of his interview with Pastor Mark Driscoll of Mars Hill Church, Randy Alcorn talks about how God uses evil for good.
- Tue, May 28, 2013
- Doctrine and Theology
To what extent will the world be redeemed? Randy reads a quote from theologian Steven J. Lawson and discusses how the curse of sin will be reversed. This video clip was excerpted from Randy's Eternity 101 DVD class, available at http://www.epm.org/store/product/eternity-101/