Category: Christianity

My Hardest Verse In The Bible: Update

 William  August 29, 2005  6 Comments on My Hardest Verse In The Bible: Update

Back on July 27, I asked a question: “What is your hardest verse in the Bible?” I also answered the question for myself and challenged anyone who read the post to consider answering the question for themselves and then linking…

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Balance In Worship

 William  August 27, 2005  2 Comments on Balance In Worship

Is worship only giving what you offer to God during the course of your day, your week, in prayer and services? Or, does it include what you receive? Why do so many leave churches claiming they are not being fed…

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Postmodernism

 William  August 20, 2005  2 Comments on Postmodernism

Sometimes it is important to add your voice to a subject. Your unique view might give valuable insight that touches on points that others do not. Sometimes you write about something because it helps you to clarify your own thinking….

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Journaling, Blogging, And Clarifying One’s Thoughts

 William  August 19, 2005  2 Comments on Journaling, Blogging, And Clarifying One’s Thoughts

Most of us spent at least some the time during our periods of formal education engaging in bull sessions, wrestling with ideas with a group of friends or acquaintances in a self-sustaining battle of ideas in which point and counterpoint…

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Theological Thursdays: Knowing God: Those Inward Trials

 William  August 18, 2005  0 Comments on Theological Thursdays: Knowing God: Those Inward Trials

Packer opens this chapter with an indictment of those who in the name of love and kindness magnify grace and deemphasize sin and judgment. He says instead of being kind they are actually cruel. Now he is not talking about…

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A Christian Coating

 William  August 17, 2005  1 Comment on A Christian Coating

At the beginning of my online experience, back in the early 90’s, CompuServe had a Christian subsection, run by a new ministry group that was attempting to build a Christian online community. This was before almost anyone had heard of…

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My Hardest Verse In the Bible Revisited

 William  August 15, 2005  2 Comments on My Hardest Verse In the Bible Revisited

We all have verses in the Bible that are difficult for us to deal with. I am not just talking about just those that are hard to understand, but also verses that strike home to us and give us pause,…

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Aboutness

 William  August 14, 2005  0 Comments on Aboutness

When atheists and secular humanists dismiss Christianity, they are dismissing more than religion. They are dismissing a cogent moral system, along with the system of rights that system bestows upon us all. Lest we forget, our inalienable rights, which form…

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Reminiscing The Past: Having It All

 William  August 10, 2005

There was a bumper sticker that was popular for a while that said, “He who dies with the most toys wins!” While most people focused on the materialism represented in that sentiment, I want to instead look at the underlying…

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Judge Not Is For Cowards

 William  August 8, 2005  3 Comments on Judge Not Is For Cowards

People often take an argument in the Sermon on the Mount and use it to say we should never judge anyone. That is a popular use of what Jesus said by the secular crowd, especially when someone tries to call…

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