The Bible

Blessed | To Be a Blessing

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We love the word blessed. We love telling people to be blessed, have a blessed day, and of course if someone sneezes, wait for it, “God bless you.” We count our blessings, name them one by one, and ask God to bless these United States of America. We are obsessed with being blessed and giving […]

Theology

Feminism Gets a Bloody Nose

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Every once in a while our worldview gets punched in the face, literally.  This happened yesterday when Florida State quarterback De’Andre Johnson got into a bar fight, with a woman. And immediately there was outrage, but why? If you watched the video you noticed the woman at the bar actually hit De’Andre first, yet there […]

The Bible

Jesus’ View on Gay-Marriage

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Marriage is a hot topic today, but truth be told, it has always been a hot topic. In Matthew 19, we find Jesus both rebuking cultural views of marriage, and defining true marriage. In the text, the Pharisees ask Jesus if it’s ok to divorce for any cause (a common practice), and by his answer, […]

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The illusion of freedom

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Jesus stood in front of a group of Jews and promised them freedom, and they responded like an America holding a box of bottle rockets on the 4th of July, “Freedom?  We have never been enslaved to anyone!” After all, these men were sons of Abraham, they were the people of God, they were free; […]