Tag: Prophets

Proverbs 21:3 – False Dichotomies

Some great stuff from Dan Phillips on trying to twist what the Bible is actually saying. To expand on that a little, I have heard this same idea expressed by Christians in many false dichotomies. For instance: It is more important

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Shahbaz Bhatti – Martyr

Shabaz Bhatti – Martyred earlier today As a Christian, I believe Jesus is my strength. He has given me a power and wisdom and motivation to serve suffering humanity. I follow the principles of my conscience, and I am ready

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“As long as you don’t hurt anybody else”

It seems to me that when dealing with questions of morality, Christians have got themselves into a bit of an unBiblical muddle. Far too often in debates over sexual practice I hear the argument that goes something like this –

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Substitutionary Atonement and Proverbs

Team Pyro showing that the Bible is a coherent whole, especially when it comes to the atonement. Sail carefully In approaching the Old Testament believingly, two extremes must be avoided. Off to the left looms the Scylla of atomization. Each

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