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Loving The Enemy: Jesus and The Early Church

“You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor’ and ‘hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, love your enemy and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be like your Father in heaven…”

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Christian Flash Weekly: "Learning to See"

“Learning to See”

As morning light seeped into my bedroom window, I felt its warmth upon my face. For one glorious moment, I could have sworn I saw brilliant color dancing before me. 745 more words

Christianity

Book Review: "A.D. 30"

“The moment I looked into the brown eyes of this man, I knew that Yeshua of Nazareth could surely see into my soul and know my every thought.” … 237 more words

Christianity

The Ministry of Cultivating A Gospel Passion

I’m reading through Charles Taylor’s book Modern Social Imaginaries which is one of those thick reads akin to running a race waist deep in mud. Nevertheless, if I understand Taylor correctly, he describes how modernity brought about the notion of a modern-state as the means of establishing civility among European society where much savagery existed at the time.  754 more words

Scripture

Book Review: The Radical Question, A Radical Idea (Platt)

David Platt, senior pastor of The Church at Brook Hills (New Orleans, LA) and author of New York Times Bestselling books, Radical and Radical Together… 340 more words

Theology

Whom the Son sets free...

Freedom!

Here in America freedom is a word that rallies the masses. It sets us on a doxology of all the things freedom means to us as Americans. 1,449 more words

Contemporary Christianity