more about this sight

"you're packing a suitcase for a place that you've never been...a place that has to be believed to be seen"...'Walk On' by U2

WATERSHED: A voice in the wilderness. DARYL UNDERWOOD.


The concept of Centerpoint Christianity briefly stated is:

Christianity from the centerpoint outward.

Christianity from the climax forward.

This blog constitutes concepts for a new view of Christianity that begins with what is foundational and moves forward from that point. It is based on the assumption that we are being pulled towards something unseen and pushed from a place that once was.

What Centerpoint Christianity attempts to do is bypass some of the constraints imposed by metanarratives by using the life of Christ and particularly the climactic actions of Christ as beginning points.

It supports the conviction that God is essentially timeless. From this beginning point we endeavor to move outward from the definitive moment of the parousia (visitation) of Christ and forward to the future which functions as a type of magnet to "what can be--and is coming".

When we begin at the life of Christ and move outward as from the centerpoint of a web, rather than in a linear timeline of history, another wide picture emerges.

Powered by Squarespace
« song and story | Main | in the name of love »

slip this skin

Early morning April 4, a shot rings out in the memphis sky, free at last they took your life...they could not take your pride.--U2

And then Jesus breathed his last breath, gave up his spirit, and finally at last this is over, 'it is finished'. And if someone strikes you on your cheek then turn the other cheek; and they might strike you again and again perhaps 40 times or maybe more until you are bruised and battered and unrecognizable.

I was bruised and battered
And I couldn't tell what I felt
I was unrecognizable to myself
Saw my reflection in a window
I didn't know my own face

Oh brother are you gonna leave me wasting away
On the streets of Philadelphia

I walked the avenue till my legs felt like stone
I heard the voices of friends vanished and gone
At night I could hear the blood in my veins
Just as black and whispering as the rain
On the streets of Philadelphia

Ain't no angel gonna greet me
It's just you and I my friend
And my clothes don't fit me no more
I walked a thousand miles just to slip this skin

The night has fallen, I'm lyin' awake
I can feel myself fading away
So receive me brother with your faithless kiss
Or will we leave each other alone like this
On the streets of Philadelphia

They can even kill you in the end; and they might; but they cannot take your pride, your faithfulness, your love. And Jesus bowed his head and said 'into your hands I commend my spirit'

My clothes don't fit me no more
I walked a thousand miles
Just to slip the skin

Free at last, free at last, thank God almighty, I am free at last

'Now if you will obey me and keep my covenant, you will be my own special treasure from among all the peoples on earth; for all the earth belongs to me. And you will be my kingdom of priests, my holy nation'

And in the end of the very end Israel did just that. She kept the covenant in the One seed. And in ths way it all came to pass that the covenant was fulfilled and she is truly 'God's special treasure'...and her name will be called Jesus.

In the end these three, hope, and love and the greatest of these is love. But what do we know of love? We will be shown. We will see? What we don't know we can discover in the relationship of Father, Lover, and Spirit...for God who is three is really One in love.



References (1)

References allow you to track sources for this article, as well as articles that were written in response to this article.
  • Response
    Response: Whatsapp Apk

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>