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Nothing but the truth

“Your boasting is not good. Don’t you know that a little yeast leavens the whole batch of dough?” 1 Corinthians 5:6

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The Old Testament God vs. the New Testament God

Have you ever heard people talk about an Old Testament God and a New Testament God, as if there were two?  You know – the Old Testament God is vicious and warmongering.  734 more words

Conservatives versus the Bible

I’ve been busy with research and setting up interviews for some upcoming pieces. Even so, I couldn’t help noticing that there has been another upsurge in fundamentalist Christian self-righteousness in the U.S. 720 more words

Poverty

Submission

In September of 2014 Cheryl McGrath posted an article on male headship using the story of Ananias and Sapphira from Acts 5.  Traditionally, 888 more words

Christian Women

Acts 5 - Potential Background to Ananias and Sapphira

There are a wide variety of attempts to explain the very unusual story of Ananias and Sapphira. In his article on this chapter F. Scott Spencer lists a few of the many suggestions scholars have offered for “unlocking the mystery of this shocking episode” (63). 636 more words

Observations On Acts

Acts 5 – The Deaths of Ananias and Sapphira

Luke gives an ideal example: Joseph the Levite, also known as Barnabas (4:36) Barnabas is a significant figure in the book of Acts, introduced here as a member of the community at Jerusalem. 592 more words

Observations On Acts

Am I A Psycho?

I feel like enough time has elapsed for me to tell you another story. I do not expect you to like or dislike me for what I do. 2,353 more words

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