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THE INCARNATION OF CHRIST IN YOU

DEEP IN GOD IN CHRIST


Probably the most parsimonious deconstruction of the Gospel of Jesus, Paul and John into fragments of what it is not – an ideology -  is found in the legalisation of what was meant to be the simplicity of Christ our life, with the result that Christ’s achievement for us is turned on its head and we get a false christ who acts to kelp us keep the law – when it is the knowledge of good and evil and the religious culture of Adam and its law, that we have been delivered from by Christ.

NOW ONE WITH GOD
Delivered and set free because we are joined to God in Christ and are the expressions of God as sons who are alive in Christ. Alive in the Christ who is nothing of the letter that kills but the Living Word who in Himself is the law of the Spirit of Life. Cohesion, wellness and wholeness is Christ our life. Jesus is the whole person approach to living.

LETTER THAN KILLS THINKING
In The Mediation of Christ Torrance writes, “
In the first chapter I referred to the problem that results from the analytical tradition of thought when dichotomous ways of thinking arise which disrupt and distort the very things we seek to understand and explain in any field of human inquiry.

ABOMINABLE LENS
“We isolate things from the matrix of natural relations to which they belong, abstracting their external pattern from the ground in which it is embedded and tearing their phenomenal surface from the objective frame which holds it together, thereby disintegrating them in the very way we handle them.” This is the mode in which the Living Word is warped into the ‘letter that kills’. It makes people dead folks talking. If you have ever endured the dryness of a sermon delivered by an administrator of a legalistic church you will know what I mean. They speak rivers of sand because what fills their minds is an ideology.
ANIHILATED GOSPEL
Then I pointed out the damaging effects of these ways of thinking upon our understanding of Christ and his Gospel. They lead to a detachment …of Christ from God, and then subsequently to a detachment of the Gospel from Christ or a detachment of Christianity from the person and work of Christ.”  This is the ideological expression of that which is not the sharing of Christ our life but the rendition of a Christian version of the knowledge of good and evil.
 
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The Trinity in You