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What I Read Online – 03/12/2012 (a.m.)

12 Mar
    • There are things which are of importance here as well.   Foremost is the failure of evangelicalism to provide its former sons with historical roots.   That is inevitable, given the trans-denominational and even anti-ecclesiastical aspects of the movement.   Increasingly, conservative American evangelicalism looks like one of those rotten boroughs in Victorian England: essentially it is run by those who have the charisma, the connections and the media savvy to decide who gets to represent the movement, and what and who gets shunted into the outer darkness.  This is often combined with an eclectic and historically eccentric set of interests and priorities (Sacraments?  Who cares?  Complementarianism?  You better believe it!).   No wonder those who want to connect to historic Christianity find it frustrating
    • The Father answers “No” because we need a High Priest who can identify with us
    • The Father answers “No” because we need a High Priest who can identify with us
    • The Father answers “No” because Jesus is the only possible mediator between God and man
    • The Father answers “No” because there would otherwise be no atonement for our sin
    •  The Father answers “No” because there was no other way to vindicate His own righteousness
    • The Father answers “No” because there was no better way to reveal the mutual glory of the Father and the Son

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