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A reason why I am not soterian

“Every time the single-moment act of accepting Christ becomes the goal instead of the portal, we get superficial Christians.  And every time personal practices of piety wiggle away from the big picture Jesus sketches before his followers, it becomes legalism.  171 more words

October 20 - Overcoming False Piety

Revelation 20; Isaiah 7-8; Psalm 110

Judah was fighting for her life. The kings of Syria and Israel gathered together in war to take Judah out. 412 more words

Devotional Thoughts

On the Nature of Sacrifice

I’ve been thinking a lot about sacrifice lately. Yule is approaching and that is a time where I often give appropriate sacrifices to Odin and with Winternights coming up too, it’s time to start thinking about what the late autumn will entail, and to start making the necessary preparations should animal sacrifice be part of that. 2,121 more words


Prophet Muhammed's (SAW) Last Sermon

The Prophet Muhammad’s (SAW) last sermon was delivered on the Ninth Day of Dhul Hijjah 10 A.H. in the ‘Uranah valley of Mount Arafat’ (in Mecca). 559 more words


I Have Known Piety

I have known piety,
But ne’er tasted the wine
Of clemency.
For is not piety the stillness
Of the heart?
To all things worldly,
Judgment disregard?