In summary, we cannot speak of scripture’s role in God’s ongoing revelation without speaking of the church that reads scripture as a testimony to the gospel of God, a witness describing the world not as it appears to be, but as it is: redeemed by the love of God in Christ. To a watching world, it is not merely argument from scripture but embodiment of scripture that speaks the deepest truths to the greatest powers. If I may paraphrase the One who teaches us to read scripture rightly, it is by this that the world will know the authority of scripture and the truth to which it attests: if the church who reads it has love for one another.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Truth Is More Self-Involving Than It Used To Be
My answer to the question, What role does Scripture have in God's ongoing revelation to the world?...boiled down to the bare essentials: