Christ Is No Tribal Deity


Audio Transcript

It’s because we can still see who we are that the unifying insignia of Christ shines so brightly with his glory. If I had to cease to be a Scythian to be saved, if you had to cease to be a Jew to belong to Christ, if she had to cease to speak her mother tongue in order to have a seat at the table of the King, Christ would not be preeminent in glory.

“Christ is not a tribal deity. He is the Creator of the universe.”

He would be parochial. He would be a tribal deity. Christ is not a tribal deity. He is the Creator of the universe — the incarnate God, the redeemer of a new humanity, ransomed from all the peoples of the world, that in everything he might be preeminent.

And that in the church the purpose of the universe happens.


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