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Is Christianity Deep and Profound?

A question that I asked myself at church this morning is this: Is Christianity really that deep and profound of a religion?   My pastor was saying that it is.  And our liturgy and Psalm 139 say that God has numerous … Continue reading

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Peck on Forgiveness

I started M. Scott Peck’s Further Along the Road Less Traveled: The Unending Journey Toward Spiritual Growth.  In my latest reading, one topic that Peck discussed was forgiveness.  According to Peck, some people act as if forgiveness is an easy … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy, Debts, and Student Loan Reform

In this post, I’ll blog about Deuteronomy 15:7-11.  The passage states (according to the King James Version): “(7) If there be among you a poor man of one of thy brethren within any of thy gates in thy land which … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 2-3: Dealing with Fear

In this post, I’ll write about my daily quiet times in Deuteronomy 2-3.  My focus will be on dealing with fear.  I’ll be looking at the Conquest, which is a very grisly subject, to say the least.  But, in reading … Continue reading

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New Perspective

At church this morning, the pastor told a story about a man whose mother had Alzheimer’s.  The man came to accept his mother’s condition.  Even though he was upset that she did not remember him, he realized that his mother … Continue reading

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Seeing the Elephant

For my write-up today on Paul Knitter’s No Other Name?  A Critical Survey of Christian Attitudes Toward the World Religions, I’ll comment on points that Knitter makes on page 221 and page 229. On page 221, Knitter states the following: … Continue reading

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Blasphemy Against the Holy Spirit Revisited

Someone at church this morning asked me what I thought about the blasphemy against the Holy Spirit.  In the course of our conversation, he and I agreed that God doesn’t condemn or forsake people for being mad at God, for … Continue reading

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Scattered Ramblings on Riches (Spiritual and Material)

At church this morning, we sang the hymn “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing”.  To read the lyrics and listen to the song, click here.  Above the title of the hymn in our hymn-book was a quotation of the first … Continue reading

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The Rich Young Ruler and Surrendering

At church this morning, the topic was sacrifice and surrender to Christ.  The pastor preached about the rich young ruler, who was loved by Jesus, and yet the rich young ruler did not obey Jesus’ instructions to sell his possessions, … Continue reading

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Calling You

At church this morning, we sang the hymn “Calling You”, which was written by Hank Williams.  Click here to read the lyrics, and here to listen to the song. The first verse especially stood out to me: “When you’ve strayed … Continue reading

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