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“It’s difficult to go after the Kingdom of God without joy. Joy is one-third of the Kingdom (Rom.14:17). And the higher you go in joy, the more things you can’t take with you…like comparison, offendibility, a critical spirit, shame, and … Continue reading
“Christianity is a founding murder in reverse, which illuminates what has to remain hidden to produce ritual, sacrificial religions.” ― Battling to the End: Conversations with Benoit Chantre “The commandment that prohibits desiring the goods of one’s neighbor attempts to … Continue reading
“If Jesus and God are one, and if to know Jesus is to know God (John 8:19), then any conception of God that doesn’t look like Jesus is an idol.” ~ Michael Hardin, The Jesus-Driven Life, (Kindle loc. 955) “Jesus … Continue reading
“Evil is “live” spelled backwards” ~ Michael Hardin “A thief comes to steal, kill, and destroy. But I came to give life—life that is full and good.” ~ Jesus
“All truth passes through three stages. First, it’s ridiculed. Second, it’s violently opposed. Third, it’s accepted as being self-evident.” ~ Arthur Shopenhauer “Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if … Continue reading
Some seem to think that the current controversy over the teaching of grace is new. Actually, it’s the oldest in Christianity. Starting with Paul’s chastisement of the foolish Galatians for accepting “another gospel,” a poisonous mixture of law and grace (Gal.1:6-9; 3:1-5), church … Continue reading
If the legends are even partially true about St. Patrick (c.389-461), he was a remarkable missionary who moved in supernatural signs and wonders. I shared that St. Patrick was known as a man who raises dead people in a post last year. … Continue reading
As of this writing, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump are both serious contenders for their respective political parties. Whether their popularity continues or not, what’s interesting to me is that you could not get a starker contrast in candidates.
I’ve talked about God’s unconditional love before on this blog. and I also put something about this in my book, Sonshift. I would like to share an excerpt here. What I find ironic is that, while God is love, this … Continue reading