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Sunday, April 12, 2009

PARADOX FILES, Vol. 5 - Ted Christman

The Sermon of the Century!

All hyperbole aside . . . this is a message that epitomizes the THEOparadox concept about as perfectly as it can be done. It was recently delivered by Ted Christman at Heritage Baptist Church in Owensboro, Kentucky. Christman offers some great advice for dealing with Biblical paradoxes. He also discusses antinomy and mytery, and exhorts us to respond to Biblical "tensions" in the most God-honoring way: with silent awe and worshipful adoration of the divine, glorious and perfect Being.

Here's a little quote from the sermon, which I've been meditating upon:

"God does what He does because He thinks what He thinks. And God thinks what He thinks because he is Who He IS!"

Great stuff. And there's a lot more where that came from.

After you've heard the sermon, you'll know why he qualifies for this stylish t-shirt . . .

The shirts aren't too flattering, but looking good isn't the point.

HT: Jonathan Christman


  1. That's a pretty high recommendation, brother. I'm downloading it right now. I'll try to load it to my iPod and listen some time in the next couple weeks. Thanks!

  2. Derek, you linked me with an HT - send me a quick e-mail if you get a chance. Dad just wanted to say hi.

  3. Barry:

    I believe you will be blessed by the message.


    You and your Dad are a real blessing and encouragement to me! Great to make your acquaintance.



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