"Mind of Christ." Why would Christ have a mind focused on salvation? To me, the mind of Christ must have to do not with the theology of how we come to him, but rather with his mind!I had this odd sense of deja vu... Seems I've been developing the mind of Christ for the last five years.
I can't think of the last time someone spoke on letting the mind of Christ be in us so that we become humble (humiliated), less significant in the eyes of men, not regarding equality with church leaders as something to be grasped, humbling ourselves to the point of being misunderstood and possibly left out (by our own--not the world out there, but by the very members of our communities of faith), loss of influence and deliberate turning over of our power to those less capable than ourselves and trusting God to work it all out."
Saturday, December 22, 2007
The Mind of Christ
A friend reminded me that I wrote the following in November 2001. It seemed fitting this Christmas season: