Good Friday – It is finished

Good Friday – It is finished

Joh 19,30 When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, “It is finished,” and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. Mt 27:50-54 50 And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice and yielded up his... Weiterlesen

Face to Face with God

I longed to lift my own will up and give it completely to God. How infinitely richer this direct first hand grasping of God himself, is than the old method which I used and recommended for years, the reading of... Weiterlesen

Culture and Bible translation

Culture and Bible translation. Jim Wilder brought an interesting example in his webinar of how our culture can even influence a Bible translation. He discovered this when speaking to churches in Poland. His interpreter was very surprised when Jim read... Weiterlesen

Does God still speak today?

In one of our last Bible studies we discussed another chapter of Tozer’s “The Pursuit of God.“ It was on the spoken word of God. We read a whole series of verses about God's word and suddenly I realized that... Weiterlesen

It is finished!

2 Cor 5: 19-21 19 For God was in Christ, reconciling the world to himself, no longer counting people’s sins against them. And he gave us this wonderful message of reconciliation. 20 So we are Christ’s ambassadors; God is making his appeal... Weiterlesen

Scientific Theology

Quotes from the final chapter of „The Bible or historical criticism of the Bible? Which is credible?” by Eta Linnemann (in German 2007, my translation): When I studied under Rudolf Bultmann at that time, he made it clear to us... Weiterlesen

Joy strength

About two years ago I heard for the first time about the so called joy center in our brain.1 It was fascinating for me to learn how important joy is for the healthy development of our brain and for the... Weiterlesen

What is normal?

I am reading in 2 Corinthians at the moment. There are all kinds of things that speak to me and seem to be relevant to my situation. Possibly the most important insight happened this week, when I meditated on 2... Weiterlesen

Don’t rock the boat!

I was pondering the question posed in Don't rock the boat. For some time I was aware that the biblical context is more group-oriented than today's culture in Western countries, and therefore I would guess that churches in our countries... Weiterlesen