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I Cannot Worship A God I Can Beat Up

He treads the winepress? Jesus fights the battle wielding the word of God… And the disasters highlight the point that people don't worship God after plagues death and destruction but instead worship the demonic forces His eyes were like a flame of fire, and on His head were many crowns. He tells his disciples to carry swords and he say he came to bring the sword not peace. this contact form

Mark Driscoll’s way of dealing with it is about as bad as it gets. No need to make things up to support your position Eric "No evidence that he didn't" is an argument from silence. John I never said Jesus was androgynous. If we can dismiss the peace-loving Jesus as a "hippie, diaper, halo Christ," then we're free to wish and even inflict vengeance on our enemies all we like -- and feel http://www.theopedia.com/mark-driscoll

View my complete profile Twitter Updates Twitter Updates follow me on Twitter Facebook Badge John JansenCreate Your Badge About This Blog Why the name "Lunch Break"? I cannot worship the hippie, diaper, halo Christ because I cannot worship a guy I can beat up.” (You can find the original interview here). I think his divinity is, for many, what makes his humanity so striking.

It never says the blood on his robe is that of his enemies and distinctly, in the New Testament, “blood” almost always refers to the blood of the Cross. That is a guy I can worship. He was a man and despite sinners attempts at erasing gender lines they were created by God. Although "emerging" and "emergent" are generally considered synonymous in popular usage, Driscoll attempts to make a distinction between the two terms.

We have to realign what we think and know of Jesus to get ANY traction on this “gender in the church” issue. Try to examine how wed your ideas are to the secular world in which you live. What a small man made Jesus these people believe in. I've heard a few good things from Mark and if we dismiss him then we become no better.

And then stay married and pump out some kids and pay your taxes and read the Bible, you freak. Driscoll would do well to learn the difference. (#symbolism) Donna Pyle Micah, what a great unpacking/re-packing of Who we worship. The Creator was beat up by His own Creation. Monday, April 2, 2012 "I Cannot Worship a Guy I Can Beat Up" A while back, Mark Shea drew attention to some remarks by Pastor Mark "High Octane Calvinism" Driscoll of

Blog's Parish ? >> skip to main | skip to sidebar Lunch Break The following blogging takes place between 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM. http://jdjansen.blogspot.com/2012/04/i-cannot-worship-guy-i-can-beat-up.html There is no room in Jesus' teaching to allow for the killing and maiming of enemies regardless of whether one has the “right” attitude or the authorization of the state. He puts the Book of Revelation at front and center as a source for learning the character and actions of Jesus. Surely, the measure of our worship is 'Can I beat up Jesus?'"His comment prompted me to recall this ancient Eastern icon:Its name?

A classic work showing that the concept of divine wrath in Revelation (and, to a significant degree, throughout the Bible) is not about God's rage, but rather refers to the God-ordained http://bestimageweb.com/i-cannot/i-cannot-tell-why-he-whom-angels-worship-chords.php But Frank, look in the mirror. A book you'll actually read Series. I think not.

Heb. 4:12]; 2.16; 19:15, 21), signifying that Jesus defeats enemies simply by speaking the truth. Mays, ed. (John Knox, 1989). God will judge millions of people slamming other christians thru facebook, youtube and the iternet. http://bestimageweb.com/i-cannot/i-cannot-tell-why-he-whom-angels-worship.php Mark A.

Instead I’m just going to note a few thoughts that arise from a quick look at commentaries and different translations. For those of us who seek to follow Jesus, is the Book of Revelation the best place to look for guidance? No need for ALL CAPS, bold, or extreme language.

He was whipped.

Human strength is irrelevant for the outcome of war and in fact the pursuit of great military power suggests a lack of trust in God (Isaiah 7:4, 7, 31:1-5; Psalm 20:7-8). His writing includes two books: The Radical Reformission: Reaching Out Without Selling Out and Confessions of a Reformission Rev: Hard Lessons From an Emerging Missional Church. Knox took it a step further into application as he fought Bloody Mary and her armies in Scottland. He was forced to carry the instrument of his own death.

scorchingwords Although Paul is clear that Jesus will ‘punish' His enemies when he returns. In fact I agree with you, but at times a person needs to be called out especially it they claim to represent true Christianity and have a large following. Michael Vuke Certainly isn't the first word that comes to mind, even though it is accurate. 1crnth13 "There is a strong drift toward the hard theological left. http://bestimageweb.com/i-cannot/i-cannot-tell-why-he-whom-angels-worship-youtube.php http://jesuswithoutbaggage.wordpress.com/ jesuswithoutbaggage You have a really good series of points Stephen.

Although nit sure what shape that punishment takes. "This will happen when the Lord appears from Heaven in blazing fire with His powerful angels. Although in the past some associated Driscoll with the Emergent church, he is critical of this "conversation" and his conservative theology is at odds with most Emergent proponents. Morris, Revelation. (Tyndale Press, 1979).  One of the most accessible commentaries for laypeople. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. (LogOut/Change) You are

Crossway, 2008. In fact, a number of scholars have argued that the whole point of the book of Revelation is to vindicate God's sacrificial lamb-like way of overcoming evil.  That is, God's way This is a blog about Catholicism, culture, Dad-related stuff, and whatever else happens to be on my mind. Many of you will also know that last week he resigned from the church he began, Mars Hill.The board of Mars Hill said that while Pastor Mark has, at times, been

To make Creation Whole again. If you want to take a shot at Driscoll say so up front and make your criticisms. Frank Jesus was not androgynous. And without question, we find in these pages a picture of Jesus that sometimes jars and clashes with Jesus as presented in the Gospels.

Violence and Redemption in the Bible. Also by Craig: Shall We Celebrate the 1%?