Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Four Words

In broadest terms, the Bible can be summarized in four words: creation, fall, redemption, restoration. This sequence functions as an umbrella story encompassing the whole canonical narrative, but it is also repeated countless times on both individual and corporate levels. The whole cosmos is created, in judged when man rebels, is redeemed through Christ's death on the cross, and will be restored when Christ returns ...
- James M. Hamilton Jr., God's Glory in Salvation Through Judgment

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