The defeat of the State

The cross was not the defeat of Christ at the hands of the powers; it was the defeat of the powers at the hands yes, the bleeding hands – of Christ. This is the great theme of Passiontide: `the royal banners forward go’.

N. T. Wright. Following Jesus: Biblical Reflections on Discipleship (p. 19). Kindle Edition.


Author: mytheodrama

The freedom of self forgetfulness, is found through fly fishing on remote streams in the high country of the west slope of the central Sierra. Being alone with God and the Gospel, in the high country, mends the mind and soul. Then, I am better prepared to meet the trials of this temporal world.

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