You Are the Serpent Crusher

‘I will put enmity between you and the woman,and between your offspring and her offspring;he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel.’Genesis 3:15 Almost immediately after the sin of Adam and Eve has been committed, in the moments after the serpent had fooled our first parents and lured them into their own damnation, GodContinue reading “You Are the Serpent Crusher”

Four Experiments in the Relationship Between Scripture and Tradition

Scripture and Tradition are sometimes thought of by evangelicals as two opposing authorities, but how might we try to read them together to work out what the apostles taught? Here, I take a stab at offering some principles, with worked examples, for understanding Scripture and Tradition together.

God So Loved the [blank] that He Gave [blank]

‘For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.’ — John 3:16 ‘The Father loves the Son and has given all things into his hand.’ — John 3:35 God loves the world, so gave it His Son; God loves His Son,Continue reading “God So Loved the [blank] that He Gave [blank]”