Earlier this year, I was all excited about life-trellises, or rules of life. I was excited because life was finally getting manageable; I had two jobs (church and this here Pilgrimage) and they were both finally fitting into the appropriate number of activities for the appropriate number of hours and people were still being cared… Continue reading The Expected Unexpected
I'm not sure it's actually possible to idolize the Bible...
Why are we all still talking about God's glory and God's love as two different things? If someone or something's "glory" is basically that person or thing's essence, and "God IS love," then how would God's love and God's glory not be exactly the same thing?
I'm really glad I was invited to do a workshop there because probably I otherwise wouldn't have taken the time out of my schedule to go, but it was so well worth it.
'Tis the season to use the word Glory (or Gloria) a lot. If you're anything like me, the usage mostly happens unthinkingly--except for this year. This year I'm writing a new study for the OSFGroups. The study is called Glory, so I guess I'm noticing the word, and how we use it, much more than usual. The seeds… Continue reading Gloria in Excelsis Deo
But...what if Jesus actually did write something? Something more, I mean, than whatever He famously and mysteriously wrote in the dirt...
If Jesus is God the Son of God, doesn't it make sense to give more weight to the words that the Bible tells us He actually spoke, than to other parts of the Bible?