Body of Obedience – Thoughts from the Edge

body_sm_ratiosScot McKnight considers the meaning of Jesus life, death, and resurrection to transcend a “single” theory. Instead, using the illustration of a full set of clubs, Scot contends we need to view the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus from the breadth of understanding found in the history of the church. You may read more in his little book, A Community Called Atonement.

Here are some thoughts on the Hebrews 10 passage from the RCL for this coming Sunday and the celebration of the Fourth Sunday in the Season of Advent. We often just live in our head. Jesus demonstrated a “body of obedience” given once for all. What does your following Jesus look like in your body?

About the Author
Husband to Patty. Daddy to Kimberly and Tommie. Grandpa Doc to Cohen, Max, Fox, and Marlee. Pastor to Snow Hill Baptist Church. Graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Reading. Photography. Golf. Colorado. Jeeping. Friend. The views and opinions expressed here are my own and should not be construed as representing the corporate views of the church I pastor.

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