The body is not bruised to pleasure soul.
Monthly Archives: December 2012
If God is exactly the same everywhere, He would be impossible to detect scientifically. If God was not exactly the same everywhere, He would not be the God of my understanding. Scientific “proofs” of God should therefore be of no … Continue reading
If Jesus is not God then who was He? Some people condescendingly say that He was great teacher. The problem with this is that the most important thing He taught was that He was in fact God. If this is … Continue reading
Mystery and wonder are bound up in the simple statement, “I am”. Examples range from Descartes’ famous statement, “I think therefore I am” to God’s cryptic statement to Moses “I am, that I am” [Exodus 3:14]. The latter is so profound that … Continue reading
You would be very hard-pressed to find a respectable historian who believes that Jesus did not exist. There is arguably more good evidence that Jesus existed than did Alexander the Great. Whether or not he did all the things he is … Continue reading
If God is indeed a mind, then what of Jesus? In the Hindu tradition, the one God has many incarnations known as Avatars. In the Christian tradition God has only one incarnation, Jesus. It is not inconceivable that an empathetic … Continue reading
It’s easy to create a universe. First, imagine a Big Bang in which the stuff of the universe spews outward and slowly congeals into stars, planets and other astronomical matter. Next, imagine that one of those planets you’ve just envisioned … Continue reading
Jesus tells us to love one another, always. But sometimes we may meet people who we believe are genuinely unloveable by any human standards. That is when we let God love them through us.
Everybody leans on something. To imply that non-religious people don’t need a crutch is very misleading. Money, power, sex, drugs, alcohol, other people, and material possessions are just a few examples of crutches people commonly rely on. Even atheism can … Continue reading
There is no such thing as a perfect translation so there are bound to errors in this regard. But beyond that the Bible is chock full of hyperbole, metaphors, poetry, parables and morality tales which probably should not be taken literally. True, … Continue reading
Those whom we call “good” are not truly Good but “better than average”. Some people may be far better than average but they are still not completely good. Jesus said that “only God is good”. Many people seem to think there is some … Continue reading