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What is Communion?

“The Church does not perform the Eucharist. The Eucharist performs the Church.” – William Cavanaugh

What is the Purpose of the Lord’s Supper/Communion/The Eucharist?

That we might feed on Christ, be reconciled to God and to each other, and be strengthened for the living of the Christian life. 924 more words

Theology

God is Big

On Wednesdays I promote my book, The Storeroom of the Heart. You can get it anywhere books are sold, regular bookstores will special order it, Amazon or Nook can give it to you as an E-book, or you can contact me and arrange for me to mail you a signed copy.  169 more words

Bible

Jesus is the Way.

“And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, so that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. 428 more words

Christianity

Scandal of Israel's "carnal" election

The Hebrew scriptures declare that G-d’s thoughts are not our (human) thoughts and that our ways are not His (Isaiah 55:8 ). Perhaps nothing illustrates this idea better than the biblical concept of the election of the Jewish people as G-d’s very own people. 802 more words

Jews

Theology 101

Theology is the study of God and God’s ways. For all we know, dung beetles may study us and our ways and call it humanology. If so, we would probably be more touched and amused than irritated.

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Just Curious: Random Thoughts About The World.

Note to Self: Just for Today

Have you ever wanted to write a letter to your younger self? Not anything complicated. Just a simple note because here you are on the other side of darkness and the sun’s out and there’s so much to look forward to and so much to be grateful for. 403 more words

Christianity

Karl Barth, Church Dogmatics Vol. II, Part 1: Barth's Literary Style

So I decided that my fall reading is going to be the second volume of Barth’s Church Dogmatics.  Volume II concerns the doctrine of God, with Part 1 dealing first with the knowledge then with the reality of God.   1,224 more words

Adolf Von Harnack