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Why are human beings inveterately religious?

According to Dominic Johnson:

Reward and punishment may not emanate from a single omnipotent deity, as imagined in Western societies. Justice may be dispensed by a vast unseen army of gods, angels, demons and ghosts, or else by an impersonal cosmic process that rewards good deeds and punishes wrongdoing, as in the Hindu and Buddhist conception of karma. 507 more words

Daily Devotional - Romans 1:18-32

One of the first things in this passage that jumps out at me is right at the beginning when Paul is discussing God’s wrath. So often, in popular Christianity today, Christians want to ignore God’s wrath entirely and seemingly pretend that God’s wrath is an artificial construct or that it doesn’t exist. 1,153 more words

Basic Christian Theology

Daily Devotional - Romans 1:16-17

Two main points about this passage jump out to me.

First, the discussion in verse 16 about God’s power of salvation being for everyone who has faith. 540 more words

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When in Romans

I recently received a comment from a reader (Rob) regarding my treatment of Romans 1 in the post “For the Love of God: An Open Letter to Kevin DeYoung… 8,840 more words

Daily Devotional - Romans 1:8-15

One of the first things that jumps out to me in this text is that Paul is quick to offer praise and thanksgiving to God before writing of anything else. 647 more words

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Daily Devotional - Romans 1:1-7

I’m going to try to get one of these devotionals up every day. The devotional practice that I find that works best for me is… 871 more words

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For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse. 447 more words

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