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The New Testament offers a challenging vision of what it means to be truly human.
I was asked after yesterday’s “Beatitudes” sermon about the translation “meek” in Matthew 5:5.
It is tempting for some people to seek to restrict evidence of faith to the small group of faithful believers with whom they identify.
In his follow up observation on the authority of Scripture (https://inaspaciousplace.wordpress.com/2016/10/25/the-authority-of-scripture-23/) ‘m’ questions the place of reason and personal experience in the life of faith.
Marlene Winnell’s second quality that she finds rooted in Christianity raises some genuinely challenging questions for readers of the Bible, but like her first point, hangs on an equally superficial reading of the text.
The Bible has been accused of many things. And it would be dishonest not to admit that the Bible is at times a difficult and challenging book.
Marlene Winnell has taken a cold hard look at Donald Trump. Not surprisingly, she is not keen about what she sees.
The Bible uses the word fear in at least three distinct ways.