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How the NSA Wiretapping Scandal Reveals God’s Immanence and Transcendence

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A while back, I was in an Eastern Orthodox church that had two large depictions of Jesus. The first was an enormous depiction on the ceiling, showing Christ in glory. The second was along the back wall, behind the altar: it was a depiction of the Virgin Mary with the Christ Child in her womb. […]

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The Father’s Two Sons: What the Prodigal Son Tells us About Divine Sonship

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In Exodus 32, Moses has gone up on Mount Sinai to talk to God.  Almost immediately after he left, the Israelites fall into idolatry, worshiping a golden calf (Ex. 32:1-6). God is displeased, and says to Moses, “Go down; for your people, whom you brought up out of the land of Egypt, have corrupted themselves” (Ex. 32:7). Moses responds […]

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