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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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Amen.

and this one too, although I wouldn’t say “learn to transform” because that makes it sound like that power comes from yourself. I would say, something like, “learn to surrender your pain and let it be transformed by God’s grace.” … 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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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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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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What is Love?

“ Let no debt remain outstanding except the continuing debt to love one another. for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law.” Romans 13:8-10 “Love means doing what God has commanded us, and he has commanded us to love one … Continue reading

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You’re free!

I’m still not sure if this essay is gonna be blasphemy or brilliant, but this is how I read the Bible: Jesus taught in parables and by drawing comparisons between comparable situations, right? (“Is it ok to work on the … Continue reading

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