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If Christ had Lived Would You Still Believe?

I wish to share an Easter commentary by Father Donald Senior, President Emeritus, Chancellor, and Professor of New Testament Studies at Chicago Catholic Theological Union.  Saturday morning I phoned a friend to read to her some of Father Senior’s wise comments. In response, my friend challenged me with a thought I’d never considered: “If Christ had lived on, would you still believe in him?” Continue reading If Christ had Lived Would You Still Believe?

Understanding the Atonement:
“I am always dying for you.”

Understanding the Atonement

Although I often refer to Scripture and trust its wisdom, the larger part of my learning comes through heavenly sources. That is what I asked for in 2011, and struggle to put into words at Freely Receive. Still, with regard to understanding the atonement (“Christ died for our sins”) the vast number of Christian beliefs and doctrines overcame me. So I asked Master to help me learn, from his point of view, the events that took place during those three dark days and nights.

Continue reading Understanding the Atonement:
“I am always dying for you.”