Have a Little Faith

Finding Truth

I spent a long time as a Christian. I’m able to look back on much of that time very fondly. I loved my fellow brethren, and I truly wanted to learn more about God’s will and do my best to follow it. But there was also a deep fear tied to my belief. I think that’s fairly common among fundamentalists, but it may apply to more moderate Christians as well.

Where did this fear come from? There are certainly a number of passages that talk about God’s love for mankind:

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. – John 3:16

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? – Rom 8:31

For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor…

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About jamesbradfordpate

My name is James Pate. This blog is about my journey. I read books. I watch movies and TV shows. I go to church. I try to find meaning. And, when I can’t do that, I just talk about stuff that I find interesting. I have degrees in fields of religious studies. I have an M.Phil. in the History of Biblical Interpretation from Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio. I also have an M.A. in Hebrew Bible from Jewish Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from DePauw University.
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2 Responses to Have a Little Faith

  1. Nate says:

    Thanks for the reblog!


  2. jamesbradfordpate says:

    My pleasure! Thanks for your posts.


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