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Holy Scripture Reading, Matthew 7: 12, NIVUK.

Verse of the Day

“So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.”

Matthew 7:12 NIVUK

Revelation

The Trouble with Rewards

My crisis of faith started when The Chronicles of Narnia’s theology suddenly became clear to me and literal fear of God was reinforced.

But other things have been eroding my faith for a long time—and one of those is the idea of Judgment Day and the rewards Christians will receive in Heaven. 1,411 more words

Christianity

More Than One Way to Move a Mountain

Since before I wrote Walls and Weapons in October, we’ve been singing “Do It Again” from Elevation Worship at church. (The first line is about walls. 906 more words

Carole Sparks

A Righteous Man

Meditations on the Psalms

Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way  of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; (Psalm 1:1 ESV) 674 more words

Bible

Gut Shabbes! (Bo)

In this week’s Parsha, Bo, Pharaoh continually hardens his heart against the people of Israel, and refuses to let them leave Mitzrayim. Moshe Rabbenu feels distressed and let down by Pharaoh’s behaviour, as it represented the sheer determination and resolution of the forces of evil. 158 more words

Judaism

On Natural Marriage, Polygamy, and Indissolubility

This article presents my theological opinion on certain open questions concerning natural marriage and polygamy. How we should we regard three things:

1. the difference between natural marriage and the Sacrament as concerns indissolubility… 2,356 more words

Theology

LOTR: The Missionary's (and Leader's) Ideal Companion

This is a repost from Jacklyn Parrish, you can read it here on IMB’s site.  I’mcurrently reading LOTR and was struck by the writers poignancy and poetic accuracy in what it means at times to feel lost  1,106 more words

Theology