Category Archives: Christianity

Evil is as evil does

When Jesus was tested in the wilderness by Satan, Jesus did not hate the fact that evil was in the world. Jesus did not organize his disciples to go protest the Romans, who believed that they were the world’s master … Continue reading

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God testing Abraham’s servitude

In 1641, French philosopher René Descartes wrote in his work Meditations on First Philosophy, which would be republished in Latin (from the original French): “Cogito ergo sum” – “I think, therefore I am.” In this deductive conclusion that is still … Continue reading

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Jesus and the young rich man

(This article is based on Matthew 19:16-30 and Mark 10:17-31.) This morning, as I readied myself for church, one of those out-of-the-blue thoughts came to me. The voice inside my head said, “The rich young man who asked Jesus how … Continue reading

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You reap as you have been sown

Matthew 13:1-9,18-23 Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea. Such great crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat there, while the whole crowd stood on the beach. And he told them … Continue reading

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The mother of all sin

In the cable show Fargo that aired recently (season 3, episode 9), the character V. M. Varga said: “The problem is not that there is evil in the world. The problem is that there is good. Because otherwise, who would … Continue reading

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Submerged into Christ Jesus

This article focuses on Romans 6:1-11, which can be read here: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Romans%206:1-11 In this reading, Paul asks the question: “Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus have been baptized into His death?” I … Continue reading

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Abraham has the kingdom of heaven come near

I apologize.  I posted  a sermon here.  I have edited and re-posted it on the blog Bus top Sermons.  You can read it here: http://wp.me/p519av-sN Sorry for the inconvenience.  My intent is to keep the posts here to just a slice … Continue reading

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