Daily Archives: October 31, 2018

A Lampstand

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When You Fast – Matthew 6:16-18

Reading Acts As he did with almsgiving and prayer, Jesus redefines fasting as a private act of worship. Jesus assumes his disciples will fast since he says “when you fast.” But the true disciple of Jesus will practice fasting in … Continue reading

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Soulen-clearing the way for a better story

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
After a couple of days thinking about the fatal event that happened in Pittsburgh on Saturday, I return to R. Kendall Soulen’s The God of Israel and Christian Theology. Three theologians feature in Soulen’s attempt to…

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The Advantage of Religious Over Humanistic Metaphysics — Experimental Theology

I was having a conversation with a member of my adult faith class about the differences I saw between a religious versus a humanistic metaphysics.Before the contrast, let me state the assumption I’m working with, an assumption people might disagree … Continue reading

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Thralls of the Metronome: The Fall of the Demons into Devastated Time

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
“The angels are first among creatures,” writes Paul Griffiths—“first, that is, in time, and first, also, in intimacy with the LORD. When the created order comes into being by the LORD’s fiat, the light that…

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