All posts in " Great Reversal "

Hope in Times of Fear: The Resurrection . . .

By Dave Henning / February 13, 2022

Hope in Times of Fear: The Resurrection . . . (Viking, 2021) At the suggestion of his publisher, Timothy Keller penned Hope in Times of Fear: The Resurrection and the Meaning of Easter.  But as Pastor Keller began the book, the COVID-19 pandemic struck and he received a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.  Hence, writing in […]


True wisdom and true power – Great Reversal

By Dave Henning / January 20, 2022

“The Great Reversal is both true wisdom and true power, and it shows, ironically, that the world’s understanding of greatness is a weakness which leads to continual wars and conflicts.  And that the world’s understanding of wisdom  — reason without God — is the most fruitless thing possible.”- Timothy Keller Timothy Keller concludes Chapter 5 […]


The vindication of resurrection

By Dave Henning / January 19, 2022

“The vindication of resurrection is both the reversal and the result of the condemnation of the crucifixion.  The darkness of Good Friday brings about the sunrise of Easter.  This is how God works.  This is the Great Reversal of history and the New Testament bears witness to it throughout.”- Timothy Keller “And being found in […]


The Great Reversal – life out of death

By Dave Henning / January 16, 2022

“But if you see that God is the God of the Great Reversal — the God who always brings life out of death, resurrection out of crucifixion, the God who makes the last to be first and the first to be last — you will be able to take heart and be of good courage.”- […]


Christian faith – radical and disruptive?

By Dave Henning / January 15, 2022

“In Jesus’s day the message of the kingdom contradicted all the world’s categories.  In our time the Christian faith is seen as something traditional rather than radical or disruptive.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  Properly understood, the message of God’s kingdom will subvert the dominant beliefs of our own culture.”- Timothy Keller “Listen, […]

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