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Christian Liberty

The link below is to an article that considers 4 principles of Christian liberty.

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Article

False Promises of Freedom

Do you realize that, in the Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve lived under one restriction, and one restriction only?

“And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat: But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.” – Genesis 2:16-17… 716 more words

Philosophy

When America Put Pastors in Prison: The Baptist Battle for Religious Liberty

In 1774, James Madison wrote to a friend in Pennsylvania about troubling developments in Virginia. There were reasons to worry about oppressive British taxes, of course, but that was not Madison’s primary concern in this letter. 80 more words

Baptists

4 Principles for the Exercise of Christian Liberty by Sinclair Ferguson | Ligonier Ministries Blog

Here is an excerpt:

It was years ago now, but I still remember the discussion. I was making my way out of our church building some time after the morning service had ended, and was surprised to find a small group of people still engaged in vigorous conversation. 148 more words

The Exchange

On Defunding and the Diversity of Gifts: Some More Thoughts on the Planned Parenthood Outrage

Last week, in response to some heated discussions I had observed on Facebook, I tried to weigh into the whole discussion over the Planned Parenthood videos with “ 3,886 more words

Politics And Current Events

The Hardships of Knowing and Preaching Grace

Before I knew about God’s grace, life was so much easier. I’ve noticed that this statement has been on repeat from my lips for the past couple of months now. 1,844 more words

Grace

A New Song: John Coltrane

Sometimes we ourselves are the greatest obstacle to the realization of our gifts. Such was the case with John Coltrane in 1957. He was at the peak of the jazz world, playing in Miles Davis’s first great quintet in addition to some historic gigs with Thelonious Monk, but his alcohol and heroin addictions were hindering his ability to participate, and he had to leave Davis’s group for a time. 528 more words

Mormon Lectionary Project