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It really is better to give…

The Apostle Paul cites a saying of Jesus (not recorded in the gospel accounts): In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself … Continue reading

12. April 2013 by luke
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Socialist Jesus

I sometimes wonder about people who write stuff like this: As near as we can tell, Jesus would advocate a tax rate somewhere between 50% (in the vein of “If you have two coats, give one to the man who … Continue reading

16. August 2012 by luke
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Being less Biblical

I liked this point by Don Miller in his blog post “Being Less ‘Biblical’ and more ‘like the Bible.’” Even Christ’s biographers depict Him without sparing us His humanity. He gets angry, He gets annoyed, He is hard to understand … Continue reading

25. August 2011 by luke
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Eye Contact

There’s something shocking in Song of Songs. I know, that’s kind of a commonplace these days. “Song of Songs says things you’d never believe were in the Bible.” For example, one of my favorite parts of scripture is Song 7:7-8, … Continue reading

07. September 2010 by luke
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