Rediscovering Redemption

Chronicling the work of Redemption in the lives of Followers and Leaders. Articles, research and meditations from the writings of Dr. Joseph J. Bucci. Get blog updates by following Joe on Twitter @Re_Redemption

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A Redemptive Stroll Down Memory Lane

I went on a trip and met a man who reminded me of all the things I wanted to be. I wanted to be God-centered and pursuing a mission to reach the lost and I wanted to have an impact in people’s lives for the Kingdom of God. Along the

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The Latest “News” on Redemption

Just taking in a few new articles before we run out to church, I thought I would do a quick search on the news page for stories on redemption.  It was an interesting search.  There were a couple of novels noted where redemption pays a key part in the story

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The Glorious Work of Redemption

Notes on Ephesians (from “The Annotated Bible” volume 3):  The central verse in the first three chapters of Ephesians is found in chapter 2:10.  “For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them” (NASB).The word, “workmanship”

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Humble Circumstances But A Redemptive Plan

J.C. Penney is a name synonymous with department store success.  Yet there were circumstances which challenged Penney and though which he needed to learn complete reliance on God, and in which God worked in a marvelous way to redeem Penney’s life in the midst of his darkness.  Penney first launched

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Defining a New Concept: Redemptive Leadership – (Part 3)

As a part of reviewing scriptural admonitions regarding redemption and restoration, we have this model of Jesus Christ in relationship with others around Him, teaching them about how to live a life a productive life free from self-destructive habits.  From these encounters there develops a glimpse of what a redemptive

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Defining a New Concept: Redemptive Leadership – (Part 2)

Eschatologically, redemption represents the payment of a debt in full.  In the case of the Christian, redemption represents the payment of the penalty for our sin by Jesus Christ offering His sinless life as an atonement for our sins, His life as full payment for the penalty of our sin,

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Defining a New Concept: Redemptive Leadership – (Part 1)

In the Bible, redemption is considered from the perspective of the process and how it transforms persons who allow the process to work in them (Elwell, 2001).  Finding its context in the social, legal, and religious customs of the ancient world, the metaphor of redemption includes the ideas of loosing

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Baseball and a Blown Call: Is there Redemption Here?

Most sports-lovers have weighed-in; and even casual fans are aware of what occurred Wednesday night at Comerica Park in Detroit. Jim Joyce, umpiring at first base in a game where no Cleveland runners had reached base through 26 outs, mistakenly called Cleveland’s Jason Donald safe at first base on what

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