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The Bible = More About G O D than Christ ::: Celucien L. Joseph

This post is dedicated to Celucien L. Joseph, who wrote the 1st ever post dedicated to me on the question: Is the Bible Theocentric or Christocentric?  My answer: In a sense, both.  Ultimately, however, I’m inclined to say it’s theocentric, since the only reason Christ is worshipped in the Bible is because he is believed to actually be … G  O  D.  

The only grounds for being Christocentric in the Bible are based on theocentric presuppositions.  That Christ is  G  O  D  in the flesh, reveals and carries out perfectly the will of  G  O  D, reveals G  O  D more precisely to the people of  G  O  D, is the mediator between  G  O  D  and humanity, reconciles people to  G  O  D  through his incarnation, death, burial, and resurrection, etc. 

Given 1) the comparative amount of literature that focuses on  G  O  D  (Yahweh) vs. the smaller amount of biblical literature that focuses on Christ, and 2) the theocentric grounds for Christocentricity, a better argument can be made that the Bible is ultimately more theocentric than Christocentric.   

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If Christians were more Christian ****

If Christians were more Christian they would keep love as their top priority, since that’s what Christ taught the will of God, the commands of God, and the kingdom of God were ultimately all about.

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