The Lion, the Lamb, and the Colt

Jesus arrived at the city gates like a conquering king, but left on Good Friday like a "lamb to the slaughter."

Sunday Scripture In his classic book, Orthodoxy, G.K. Chesterton described paradox as an affirming of the white and the red but never the pink. Two seemingly opposing truths stand side by side, but never blend. The following life is a call to embrace paradox. We affirm the truth of  the incarnation in which Christ remained… Continue reading The Lion, the Lamb, and the Colt

The Great Paradox

Rich in metaphor, dizzying in apparent contradiction, Scripture describes the Kingdom of God with upside-down truth:  life out of death, power in humility, healing from brokenness, suffering as the path to glory.  In Stronger, his gripping memoir, Clayton King captures the underlying, big-picture paradox, and while he's at it, he seizes the opportunity to relieve… Continue reading The Great Paradox