Category Archives: Exorcism

The (Other) S-Word, Part 7: Impure Spirits

If you were to ask me which character in the Bible I most identify with, I would – like many people – choose Mr. Foot-in-Mouth himself, the sometimes brilliant and sometimes idiotic, sometimes extremely loyal and sometimes terribly fickle, Simon Peter. But … Continue reading

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Contradictions, Part 4: Demons and Disciplehood

So far, we’ve mostly ignored the pink elephant in the room, which is arguably the most disturbing part of the apparent contradiction: If the hypothetical false disciples in Matthew 7:21-23 are operating outside God’s will, how are they able to … Continue reading

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Contradictions, Part 1: The Zebedeesons Strike Again

In my last post, The Bad Samaritan, I compared the Apostles James and John (unflatteringly) with Chester, the over-eager, insecure and sycophantic terrier who idolizes Spike the bulldog in a couple of classic Looney Tunes from the 1950s. And apparently, … Continue reading

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Satan

Get thee behind me, Satan! – Matthew 16:23 Pretty harsh words to level at poor Peter, don’cha think, Jesus? Particularly since these words followed so closely on the heels of when you called him the Rock on which You will … Continue reading

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