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What is the most important part of the Bible for the Christian?
For 2000 years, as Christians have spread around the world they have spread the Good News. The first great missionary, St. Paul, writes to the church in Corinth in the mid-50's AD that the good news boils down to three things, 1 Cor. 15:3 For I passed on to...
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god of the bullies
I have more experience with bullying than I wish I had. I grew up with a bully. I was bullied at school. I found safety in joining the bullies as well. I suffered from and contributed to the sickness of the world. In elementary school I defend a kid getting...
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ch. 10, a long form book response to Disarming Scripture by Derek Flood
Derek Flood has written an excellent book explaining the issues I covered in my blog series this past autumn. My series is titled " Not everything Biblical is Christian ." His book is titled  Disarming Scripture. Cherry-picking liberals, violence-loving con...
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ch. 8, a long form book response to Disarming Scripture by Derek Flood
Derek Flood has written an excellent book explaining the issues I covered in my blog series this past autumn. My series is titled " Not everything Biblical is Christian ." His book is titled  Disarming Scripture. Cherry-picking liberals, violence-loving con...
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ch. 6, a long form book response to Disarming Scripture by Derek Flood
Derek Flood has written an excellent book explaining the issues I covered in my blog series this past autumn. My series is titled " Not everything Biblical is Christian ." His book is titled  Disarming Scripture. Cherry-picking liberals, violence-loving con...
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ch. 4 a long form book response to Disarming Scripture by Derek Flood
Derek Flood has written an excellent book explaining the issues I covered in my blog series this past autumn. My series is titled " Not everything Biblical is Christian ." His book is titled  Disarming Scripture. Cherry-picking liberals, violence-loving con...
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am I a still a Christian?
John 6:29 Jesus replied, “This is the deed God requires—to believe in the one whom he sent...40 For this is the will of my Father—for everyone who looks on the Son and believes in him to have eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day.  I do look...
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Gestational themes in the Bible and me
It takes about 40 weeks to prepare a human in the womb for the world. Forty weeks or 280 days takes about 9 full moons. Noah sat on his boat for a little over nine moons. It rained on his boat for forty days. Moses lived in exile for 40 years. The children ...
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ch. 9, a long form book response to Disarming Scripture by Derek Flood
Derek Flood has written an excellent book explaining the issues I covered in my blog series this past autumn. My series is titled " Not everything Biblical is Christian ." His book is titled  Disarming Scripture. Cherry-picking liberals, violence-loving con...
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ch. 7, a long form book response to Disarming Scripture by Derek Flood
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ch. 5, a long form book response to Disarming Scripture by Derek Flood
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Freshman racism
That freshman frat boy from a Jesuit prep school caught on tape leading an obnoxiously racist chant? I know him. Not literally. But I was a good kid with black friends who spoke stupid obnoxious racist words around some of my white friends. It's on tape as ...
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Now this is eternal life: that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ
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born at a young age, married young, have a young wife and young kids and am saved by the Creator of the universe, Jesus Christ
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