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Against Formlessness and Our Vocation Toward Visible Holiness

On sacred art, rituals, gestures, and visual patterns of devotion in God's holy kingdom.

Against Formlessness and Our Vocation Toward Visible Holiness

On sacred art, rituals, gestures, and visual patterns of devotion in God's holy kingdom.

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Before meat suits were fashionable and Gnosticism was the new black, before Baptism was reduced to works righteousness and Communion was trivialized to a game of Simon Says, and long before our world was particles and plastic, the visible world augmented divine intentionality. The physical stuff we universally share and
Jesus Christ’s Triumphal Procession

The Apostle Paul compares Jesus Christ’s triumph over evil to a Roman military triumphal procession.

Jesus Christ’s Triumphal Procession

The Apostle Paul compares Jesus Christ’s triumph over evil to a Roman military triumphal procession.

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“But thanks be to God,” declares Paul, “who always leads us as captives in Christ’s triumphal procession and uses us to spread the aroma of the knowledge of him everywhere. For we are to God the pleasing aroma of Christ among those who are being saved and those who are
The Unveiling

In 2 Corinthians 3, Paul makes 7 contrasts between the old and new covenant.

The Unveiling

In 2 Corinthians 3, Paul makes 7 contrasts between the old and new covenant.

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In the third chapter of Paul’s second letter to the church at Corinth, he makes several important contrasts between God’s Old Covenant given through Moses and His new and superior covenant in Jesus Christ. 1. Physically Engraved vs. Spiritually Engraved He begins by noting that while the Old Covenant was