The Mission of God: Unlocking the Bible’s Grand Narrative
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Article from the August 2007 WEA Connections Magazine.
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Is it possible, is it legitimate, and is it helpful for Christians to read the whole Bible from the angle of mission? Chris Wright argues that it is, if we understand mission not in the “narrowly defined sense of human missionary activity” but in terms of “the plan, purpose and mission of God for the whole of creation.” (532) Wright contends that the whole Bible is about mission, God’s mission to the world. He concedes that are many different ways in which we can understand and interpret the Bible but traces one central theme running from Genesis to Revelation: God’s desire to bless all the nations…
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Posted : 2012-09-12 21:06:12 GMT
Author/Authors : C. David Harley
Publishers : WEA Mission Commission
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Publication Date : Aug. 2007
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