Posts from December 2014

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The Great Kingdom of Peace Has Begun

by Thomas Provost

Isaiah 9:6 – 7 – “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.  Of the increase of his government and of peace there will be no end, […]

The Crown of Thorns

by Thomas Provost

The Crown of Thorns   “The thief on the cross looked at the man from Nazareth being crucified next to him and said, ‘Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom’ (Luke 23:42).  Somehow this man conceived of the crucified Jesus as ruling over a kingdom.  While the title on Christ’s cross – ‘The […]

God Becomes Human

by Thomas Provost

The following meditation is taken from the book “God Is In The Manger,” published by Westminster John Knox Press. “God becomes human, really human.  While we endeavor to grow out of our humanity, to leave our human nature behind us, God wants us also to become human – really human.  Whereas we distinguish between the […]