I am but a shadow of my future self

How I live now matters. My body matters. My mind matters. It is not discarded in the future, so I can treat my current life any way I want. Current gleanings from NT Wright’s book, Surprised by Hope: I am but a shadow of my future self. How I love now matters. What we doContinue reading “I am but a shadow of my future self”

Our agendas in the Kingdom of God

Now as Jesus was going out of the temple courts, one of his disciples said to him, “Teacher, look at these tremendous stones and buildings!” Jesus said to him, “Do you see these great buildings? Not one stone will be left on another. All will be torn down!” So while he was sitting on theContinue reading “Our agendas in the Kingdom of God”

The Here, the Now, the Future

Reading Matthew 24-25 always brings up the different theologies surrounding the end times, etc. This interview and post by Scot McKnight is interesting. Especially this quote: I believe heaven will be here, on earth. I believe in transformed physical existence. It will be what we have now only transformed into ideal conditions. Jesus was raisedContinue reading “The Here, the Now, the Future”