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The Storm and the Sermon

Just as Jesus’ birth was no “silent night” but was instead a riot of foreign travelers, Roman soldiers, and farm animals, I like to think the scene of his Sermon on the Mount would be anything but a country picnic. 984 more words

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A Theologian's Beatitudes

Blessed are the theologically poor, for God’s kingdom belongs to them.

Blessed are those who mourn their theological impoverishment, for God himself will comfort them. 120 more words


Led Into the Wilderness...

“Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted there by the devil. 2 For forty days and forty nights he fasted and became very hungry.” 1,224 more words


3 Quick Reminders About Homosexuality

One of the rationalizations that homosexuals use for their sin is, “If homosexuality is a sin, why didn’t Jesus preach against it?” The implication of this question is that all those Bible passages that condemn homosexuality aren’t as perfectly divine or as spiritually enlightened as Christ’s teachings. 415 more words


The Prayer of Jesus

When Jesus is mentioned in the context of prayer, the Lord’s Prayer/Our Father comes to mind.  Yet, I recently heard a pastor give a sermon on Psalm 119, the longest chapter in the Bible.  206 more words