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Wrongly Dividing The Word Of Truth

It might seem a strange coincidence of sorts, but today in my own personal reading I came across a writer who attempted to get a great deal of mileage out of a verse that I cited yesterday in my own … Continue reading

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That They May Be One As We Are: Part One

As I was reading a book about a particular subject that has long been viewed as a demarcation between those who are orthodox and those who are heretics, I was struck by the way that many of the problems and … Continue reading

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People Wouldn’t Have Invented This

I was reading a book today and one of the things that the book kept on saying as a way of bolstering its point was that no one would invent the concept that was being talked about. This was, of … Continue reading

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Nothing Is Sound

The band Switchfoot has, throughout their career, shown a great deal of attention in dealing with questions of the worldview of Christianity, in a philosophical sort of way, that has often resonated with a wide audience that includes plenty of … Continue reading

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Wuv, Sweet Wuv: A Case Study In The Problem Of Projection

A long time ago [1], I had reason to examine the doctrine of love. As is typically the case, there is a wide gulf between our perceptions of being and feeling loved and the reality of love that exists in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jesus In Me

Jesus In Me:  Experiencing The Holy Spirit As A Constant Companion [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Multnomah/Waterbrook Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I liked this book both more and less than I thought … Continue reading

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An Introduction To The Biblical Meditation Project

If we think of the subject of meditation and how it is presented, we can imagine a set of concentric circles.  Among all the books one can find on the subject of meditation, or that deal with it as a … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Handbook On The Jewish Roots Of The Christian Faith

A Handbook On The Jewish Roots Of The Christian Faith, edited by Craig A. Evans and David Mishkin [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Hendrickson Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] It is very hard … Continue reading

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You Are My Friends If You Do Whatever I Command You: Part Three

In our previous sections (here and here), we looked at an obscure and often neglected scripture from the night before Jesus’ crucifixion and also that it demonstrated a model of friendship tied to loyalty and obedience that was not only … Continue reading

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The Desert Island Test

Having returned home rather late last night, I decided to get some sleep rather than write first, for though I had a lot to write about, there was little at least that was troubling about the conversation at least, so … Continue reading

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