Communion as Salvation

“A telling weakness of many “theologies” is their failure to give account for the most common aspects of our Christian life. Prayer is a very straightforward example. Many systematic presentations of theology have no treatment of prayer whatsoever, despite the fact that we are bidden to “pray without ceasing.” How is it that something so pervasive finds no place in a theological description?”

Communion as Salvation Recent conversations have brought me back to the essential importance of this topic. Few things are as fundamental to the New Testament as the reality of communion (koinonia). It means a commonality, a sharing andparticipation in the same thing. It is this commonality or sharing that lies at the very heart of our salvation. This communion is described in Christ’s "high priestly prayer": I do not pray for these alone, but also for those who will b … Read More

via Glory to God for All Things

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