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Blasphemy Against the Holy Spirit - Matt 11-12

In chapter 11, John the baptist sends messengers to inquire of Jesus whether He is “the one who is to come.” This seems strange to us because we know that John had declared before he baptized Jesus “Behold, the lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world!” ( 270 more words


Faith Vs. Works: It's the Poor We're Talking About

You know the debate. The classic one. Y’know.

“What’s the correct understanding of faith and works in James?”

Works are generally understood as good deeds and “bearing good fruit.” 574 more words


John 6: 24-35

Oscar Wilde once said that work was the refuge of those who had nothing better to do; he also described it as the curse of the drinking classes… 1,940 more words


Losing Christianity

Dear followers,

I’ve decided to re-blog a book review by my friend and New Testament scholar Stephen Bedard, on Bart Ehrman’s Misquoting Jesus and… 34 more words


August 1, 2015

Old Testament: Isaiah 47-48

New Testament: Luke 17:20-37

My scripture:  Luke 17:20-37

Summarize – Jesus responds to a question from the pharisees:  “When will the Kingdom of God come?” 209 more words

New Testament

Jesus Nudges

Christ is very careful with us. He knows how to shepherd hurting and discouraged souls. For an example, consider John 21. The gospel of John seems to come to a crescendo at the end of chapter 20. 1,001 more words