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WTF (Part 2): WTF Are You Doing, Baldy?

Last time, we explored some of the many posts in the Bible that are so confusing – and sometimes, even offensive – that they prompt readers to exclaim Wednesday Thursday Friday (WTF)?!? And I can’t tell you how many readers immediately responded … Continue reading

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Imagine, Part 2: No Religion, Too

Yesterday, I talked about John Lennon’s classic ballad Imagine, and how it bears a strong resemblance to the last few chapters of Revelation. But I deliberately avoided spending time on my favorite part of the visions of John of Patmos … Continue reading

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Four Years

It’s hard to believe, but today is the fourth anniversary of Disciplehood. Happy Bloggiversary, readers! On September 30, 2010, I wrote and published Genesis, my audaciously named first blog entry. (To read a little about the genesis of Genesis, check out … Continue reading

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The P-Word

My Grade 6 Language Arts teacher thought this doohickey – ! – was called an explanation mark, until a certain chubby know-it-all 11-year-old set him straight. Old habits start early, it seems. In the same classroom, I delighted in pointing … Continue reading

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The T-Word, Part 2: A Tough Job

As I suggested yesterday, Jesus’ testing in the wilderness gave him ample time to ponder famous stories of testing from Scripture. And I wonder if His thoughts on these time-honored tales changed at all, as he pondered them from the perspective of … Continue reading

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Three Sixteen Redirection

Nearly three years ago, I had a profound encounter with the Holy Spirit in the Bible verse Philippians 3:16: ‘Only let us live up to what we have already attained.’ (NIV) As I wrote in Three Sixteen back in February 2011, … Continue reading

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God Gives Hope

Hope. She’s not just a Days of Our Lives character anymore. Initially, I wanted to call this post God is Hope, but dangit, that’s not a phrase I could find anywhere in the Bible. None of the authors of the Good Book … Continue reading

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