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A Confused Narrative

Something crossed my mind yesterday, for reasons I can neither explain nor fully understand. I have never been entirely comfortable with the idea of the Old Testament Yahweh, and have certainly levied many criticisms of Him and His supposed omniscience, but all of my words are seemingly cast aside by the counter argument of “progressive revelation.” 1,223 more words

Religion

Summaries of each Gospel in two sentences or less...

I’ve just attempted to summarise each of the canonical Gospels in two sentences or less. I’ve found it a frustrating exercise, because I can’t help but leave important things out! 178 more words

Gospels

Luke 22 – “Do this in remembrance of Me”

While Judas was plotting to betray Jesus, Peter and John were preparing to observe the Passover with Him (Luke 22:1-13).  There Jesus gave all the apostles some bread and a cup to eat and drink… 108 more words

Gospels

Matthew 12 - Part 4

Matthew 12: 33-37 (Words Reveal Character)

33 “Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or make the tree bad and its fruit bad; for the tree is known by its fruit. 
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The Transfiguration: A Postscript

Mark chapter 9 verses 14-29

Most of us who have known any kind of spiritually uplifting experience also know that it is frequently followed by a bump as we come down to earth and have to cope with normal life once again. 111 more words

Jesus

Know-it-all

Matthew chapter 7 verses 24 to 27:

“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock. 548 more words

Jesus

Fling Wide the Door

Watching for the morning of November 30

Year B

The First Sunday of Advent:

Sunday begins a new church year. The cycle that runs from Advent through Christmas to Lent and Easter and then from Pentecost to the end of the year resets itself – only now our Gospel readings are drawn mostly from Mark. 685 more words

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