There Is No Formula!

My last few posts were a tongue-in-cheek look at the dogmatic, formulaic views of salvation by a few of the more popular Christian denominations.  I imagine that most folks who hold any of those particular views would be irate at the lampooning of their views, but would chuckle at the depictions of the others.  I … Continue reading There Is No Formula!

The Word

What John (the gospel writer) called the logos went far beyond the word “word” as we casually understand it today.  John’s understanding of logos was probably influenced by Aristotle who used logos to refer to a logical, apprehensible truth.  In Jesus, John got a glimpse of God’s intent distilled into being and made alive before human eyes.  “The Word was made flesh and lived among us, and we beheld his glory.”