Exploring the biblical theology of Christian egalitarianism

Tag: Communion

Jesus Boaz and Ruth in the Bible

Redemption and Family Responsibility: Boaz and Jesus

This post takes a brief look at the Hebrew word ga’al which means “redeem” and “act like a close relative”.
Excerpt: Redemption was not just a lofty act done by the Creator to redeem and reconcile his creation to himself. It was also a loving act done by our close relative Jesus Christ, who became like us, identified with us, and became responsible for us so that he could rescue us. [550 words]

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prayer

Holiness: Sacred Separation?

A visit to a beautiful chapel near Rotarua (in New Zealand) highlighted to me that followers of Jesus are not separated, excluded, or prohibited from God’s holy presence. Rather, we are welcome and invited to draw near.

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Covenant meal

The Meal of the New Covenant

Jesus’ Last Supper bears the marks of a covenant meal. When we share Communion we don’t just remember Jesus’ death, we also reaffirm our participation in the New Covenant.

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