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The Weight of Both/And: A Response to God 3:16

A few days ago Terrence posted a short exegesis of Revelation 3:15-16, a passage which he interpreted as signifying the type of devotion God demands from his followers. We are not to be people of lukewarm belief, as the passage states, but Continue reading

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God 3:16 – Temps & Vomit

What would cause God to say that He may want to barf us out of His mouth?  That conjures up rather grotesque and repulsive imagery.  Something must taste awfully bad or make someone violent ill to spew.  This certainly is strange – talking about puke in relation to God.  And, yes Continue reading

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Utopian Undertones

The desire for utopia is a common theme in everyday life.  The news is rife with stories of destruction and disasters.  Disbelief and disgust are almost our default responses to the news, and so is our desire for utopia.  It’s apparent that we Continue reading

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Mere Prophet? Mere God?

If Jesus was just a mere prophet, then to which god was He a prophet?  Certainly, Jesus cannot even be a prophet to the Judeo-Christian God if he was indeed a mere prophet.  This is because Jesus didn’t claim to be a prophet – He claimed to be God.  However, Continue reading

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Anarchy & Orthodoxy

For better or for worse, challenging authority is commonplace among epic moments in history.  At the genesis of this reality is Adam and Eve’s garden blunder that sent the world, its inhabitants and descendents into a fallen, vicious cycle of challenging authority.   Continue reading

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The Animal & Human

Imagine you’re walking down the street.  To your left is a bloody and dying dog and to your right is a person in the same condition.  Being the Good Samaritan you are, you quickly decide to help…  now you’re moving to aid.  Which one did you choose to help first?  Continue reading

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College, Drinking & Women

I love college, I love drinkin’, and I love women.  But, I love them in acutely different ways than hip-hopper Asher Roth, as evidenced in his new song, “I Love College.”  Perhaps the only source Roth referenced in college (if he indeed attended) — says, Continue reading

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