Faithfulness of Christ

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From Bruce Longenecker’s Triumph of Abraham’s God: “Whereas Paul can speak of being crucified with the crucified one, of dying with the one who died in order to live with the one who lives… so he can talk of Christian participation in the faithfulness (πίστις) of Jesus through their own faith (πίστις)—a faith occasioned and inspired by the coming of Christ’s faithfulness. If God’s in-breaking into the world has emerged from the faithfulness of Christ and resulted in the establishment of a new world, so Christian faith in the Faithful One is the means of participation in that eschatological event, in anticipation of its future culmination.”

Roger

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