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Abundant life from an abundant, enormous God

I’ve been rereading J.B. Phillip’s Your God is Too Small:  A Guide for Believers and Skeptics Alike this past week.  It has been a terrific accompaniment to the lectionary readings that have revealed the immensity of our Abba Father, such … Continue reading

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What lens are YOU using?

When I read today’s gospel passage, Jesus’ teaching on the end times, my first thought was how uncomfortable I remain with the entire notion of eschatology.  And I wondered why this was so. What first occurs is that the church … Continue reading

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Psalm 112, Theology, Happiness…and well, all the rest

This is a HOW TO psalm – HOW TO BE, in this case, HAPPY. The theological basis of this psalm is revealed in the opening verse: Praise the Lord!    Happy are those who… As I was taught, Psalm 112 articulates … Continue reading

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…”it depends on what the definition of is is….”

Intro to Theology, Piraro-style. Nuanced, literal translations just don’t give breathing room to the Holy Spirit to speak and let the Word do the work it was written to do.

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Bliss…or lack therefore of…

Dan Piraro wraps another secular big idea..this time in breakfast food. No scriptural foundation for the phrase itself, but people of faith will no doubt see the irony, if not theology, in yet another Piraro strip.

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