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Living Law

Most people get God’s Laws all wrong. It’s not that they can’t understand the words, and to some degree the higher concepts, but they insist on seeing “law” as some reflection of what our society has done with the concept. 368 more words

Mysticism

Resurrection: A Payback?

Article first  published on PADAYON: Our Life Journey.

Let me propose this angle in addition to the countless and unlimited significance of the resurrection of Jesus to our daily lives. 775 more words

Lenten Reflections

Will to Resistance

My religion is not goal-oriented. The whole thing depends entirely on a sense of peace with God, something utterly nebulous and ineffable to the human mind. 758 more words

Mysticism

Where Is Caleb?

Most Christians subscribe to the doctrine of substitutionary atonement. Christ “stood in” for sinners throughout His passion and crucifixion. He took our place. He got what we deserved. 815 more words

A Critical Lesson of Job

Our lessons in Job will end soon enough. Most Western scholars miss the best parts because they refuse to consider Job from Job’s own cultural matrix. 881 more words

Government

Lawful Grace; Graceful Law

Law is grace.

Were it not for God’s fervent and determined favor toward us, there would be no revelation. Revelation has always been fundamentally addressed to humans where they stand in a fallen world and in fallen terms. 666 more words

Mysticism

Job 33

Elihu begins by noting he claims no special privilege or revelation. He appeals to Job as a fellow creature of God and does not accuse him of sin any worse than his own. 271 more words

Mysticism