The Cross & Resurrection- We Only Just Begun

According to Ravi Zacharias,

"The persuit the Hebrews was light. 
For the Greeks, it was knowledge. 
For the Romans, it was glory.

2 Corinthians 4:6 For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God’s glory displayed in the face of Christ."

What is the pursuit of the Chinese?
It is harmony.

From the root of Chinese philosophies, I-Ching, it is about 天地人合一
The unity of Heaven, Earth and Men or more specifically, the unity of God, Nature and Men.
(See Chinese Classics & The Bible)

2 Cor 5:19 that is, in Christ God was reconciling[a] the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting to us the message of reconciliation.

The purpose of Christ did not end with the Cross. 
It was the necessary and painful stepping stone for Jesus to pay for the sins of the world.

Neither did it end with the Resurrection.
It was the necessary and glorious victory to defeat death, to give new life to man. That men may be rebirth as new creation and sons of God.

It continues with us bringing the message of restoration of harmony between God and man to world.

Matthew 28:16-20

We only just begun ......

Lim Liat (c) 4 Apr 2015

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