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The Greatness of St Peter, as told by an atheist

Sure, you can read about St Peter in the bible, or on Wikipedia if you are in a hurry. Frankly, those are boring, and obtuse. I think St Peter is one of the greatest heroes of antiquity. 1,243 more words

Being Real: Replaced!

Recently I listened to the teaching of Mark Biltz about the origin of Replacement theology (printout of his notes here).  He brought many good points about how my Western worldview has not only shaped and influenced my faith, but how different my faith in Yeshua looks today as compared to the early followers of Yeshua (both Jewish and Gentile). 674 more words

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Musing on the Trinity

I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.  (Exodus 3:6, NRSV, reading for Trinity Sunday Year B, Book of Common Prayer of the Episcopal Church)

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Is the Trinity a Roman Catholic Doctrine?

This article is part 2 of a series on the doctrine of the Trinity, based on notes from a presentation made at a Seventh-day Adventist Church near me. 1,502 more words

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Charlie Hebdo - history repeats itself

Wednesday 14th January 2014

Earlier in the week I mentioned that in his gospel Mark was quite ‘gung ho’ in his use of the word ‘God’; whereas Matthew’s gospel avoids using the word ‘God’ because he did not wish to offend Jewish sensitivities about using the word ‘God’. 1,571 more words

Jesus' Claims To Be God Date Back To The Old Testament

All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet: “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel” (which means, God with us). 511 more words

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A Christmas Question

“When Jesus came into the region of Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples saying, ‘Who do men say that I, the Son of Man, am?’ So they said, ‘Some say John the Baptist, some Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.’ He said to them, ‘ 988 more words

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