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A False Dichotomy

There is a tendency in fundamentalist and (some)  evangelical churches to set up a false dichotomy between science and faith–as if faith in God precludes a serious study of evolutionary biology (for example) and vise versa.  This same mentality also … Continue reading

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Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God…

Note:  This is the conclusion to yesterdays post.  Both pieces are also posted together– here –in a single article. The admonition of the Lord is to “seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness”, trusting God to supply our … Continue reading

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The Mind of Christ and the Power of the Spirit

“Hell is a state of mind – ye never said a truer word. And every state of mind, left to itself, every shutting up of the creature within the dungeon of its own mind – is, in the end, Hell. … Continue reading

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Recognizing the Light of Divine Presence

It is worth considering– with the help of some strategic paraphrasing —whether Jesus of Nazareth may have intended neither to point to himself, in the flesh (i.e. to his social or historical persona) nor to make theological pronouncements about his unique standing … Continue reading

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No Effort Is Necessary

Romans 8:1  [paraphrased] There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. 2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus [the “I Am” presence] has set you free from the law of … Continue reading

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