The Offices of Christ

Christ as Substitute

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a substitute? Consider with me for a moment the famous scene from Indiana Jones. Jones is trying to steal a golden idol, and to take that idol, he must put something of equal weight in its place quickly to spare himself from… Continue reading Christ as Substitute

The Offices of Christ

A Bid for the Throne and a Rightful Heir

 In November, Suyash Dixit declared himself king of an 800-square-mile piece of land located between Egypt and Sudan. The territory, known as “Bir Tawil,” is largely uninhabited and one of the few places on earth that is both habitable and unclaimed by a recognized government. Dixit visited briefly, planted a flag, and named himself “ruler”… Continue reading A Bid for the Throne and a Rightful Heir