Thursday, March 13, 2014

No More Mild Jesus; No More Tame Gospel

March 3, 2014

It is not surprising that the greatest person who ever lived has been relentlessly assailed by those who want to bring him down to size, to soften him, to reduce him, to restrict him, to domesticate him, and to remake him in our image. The God-Man who was unique in all the world is forever being brought down to manageable size - or at least many are trying to do this. He of course cannot be shrivelled, tamed, contained or put in a box.

He is the greatest person who ever lived, and the gospel story is the greatest story ever told. Just as Jesus is not a tame or dull person, the gospel message is surely not tame or dull. But both the man and the message are constantly being attacked as we seek to rob both of their majesty, their uniqueness, and their splendour.

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