Christians do well not merely to acknowledge but even to rejoice in this foundational doctrine that is implicit.
The psalmist notices Leviathan, which God “made for the sport of it.”
Jesus’ prayer requires us to seek and build unity, because our division contradicts the will of Christ.
“Abide in my love.” Does this song ever get old?
The idea that “faith” can only be compromised or tarnished once it’s shared is foreign and unintelligible.
Jesus conquered the devouring lion and set us free from the jaws of death.
Jesus was not a ghost, not even a friendly one — and that really is the point of the story.
Jesus wills to be in our creation, preservation, and especially in our redemption.
Jesus has gone to a harrowing hell at the hands of sinful humanity and yet comes again in love and forgiveness.
Jesus upholds the weary, and yet his back is given to blows, his cheeks to fists, his beard to pulling.