Category Archives: reading the Bible and thoughts on faith

This one’s for Judas

In the movie Mary Magdalene, Judas is portrayed as a very loyal disciple, with an extremely strong faith.  One thing he believes in particularly strongly, is that Jesus will bring in the New Kingdom of God (in this he was … Continue reading

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One thing Christians can do right

This is kind of a parody to all those ’20 ways the church has gotten it wrong’ ’20 things Christians need to stop doing’ etc. articles which currently seem to be quite popular (and also sort of a repeat of … Continue reading

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What really matters

What makes us Christian? what sets us apart? What really matters? It’s not about how well you know the Bible. Or how much of it you’ve memorized and how well you can quote appropriate passages at the right time; how … Continue reading

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The clobber claims

The clobber claims: I hate to involve myself in endless discussions over who’s right and who’s wrong (Romans 14:1) But when the word of God is being used to “crush people with unbearable religious demands” (Matthew 23: 4) or to … Continue reading

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Fables and lessons

Fables and lessons We’ll see: Once upon a time there was a young boy who won a beautiful, wild horse. All his friends congratulated him and exclaimed ‘you’re so lucky! To have won this horse. (and some may have been … Continue reading

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Inspirations lately

Lately I’ve been doing some interactive blogging. Reading other people’s blog post (mainly on wordpress.com/tags, by searching for tags/topics that seem interesting to me, or I want to hear other people’s perspectives on) and learning from and being inspired by … Continue reading

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The Fall and Redemption: the Bible in 3 pages

The Garden of Eden: When the world was all as it should be. Imagine this: you’ve been living in a world in which you’ve never seen or thought that anything was ‘wrong.’ It was all good. Pure and simple. Nothing … Continue reading

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What is Atonement?

What is atonement? The “traditional” which is actually not traditional, but modern (according to Richard Rohr), view (of many Evangelicals and Baptists) of atonement is that something has gone horribly wrong with creation and now God can’t bear to look … Continue reading

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Re-blogged from “stuff that needs to be said” (and I couldn’t have said it better)

http://johnpavlovitz.com/2015/03/gold-and-white-or-blue-and-black-what-dressgate-teaches-us-about-how-we-see-god/

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Thoughts on Healing

I don’t like the idea that I’m a result of the fall of creation. A prime example of it. That ‘perfect’ ‘normal’ people were formed in his image, that they were put together in their mothers wombs, that he picked … Continue reading

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