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What is a Christian?

What creeds do you have to recite to be a true Christian? What beliefs do you have to profess? Why complicate things? A Christian, put simply and completely, is someone who follows Christ. Because, in the end, it’s really not … Continue reading

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Above the Law

I don’t think people who find things in the Old Testament and say, “Looky here, that’s a sin” fully understand what it means to be Christian. What’s in the Old Testament is just a bunch old Jewish laws. Christians are … Continue reading

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Is Knowing Christ Essential?

I wonder sometimes if someone really has to know Christ to be a Christian. I mean, a bird doesn’t know aerodynamics yet he still seems to fly pretty well. Is someone who intuitively follows Jesus’ commandments without knowing them a … Continue reading

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Following Christ

It seems to me that best, most concise and objective definition for Christian is: someone who follows Christ. This seems rather obvious at first blush but hold on! Perhaps it doesn’t matter so much what we profess to believe (the … Continue reading

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Is the Bible the Word of God?

I am definitely not a Biblical literalist. Even if the Old Testament was originally dictated by God, as some believe, chances are practically nil that His original words would have survived completely unaltered to this day. The original manuscripts are … Continue reading

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Is God a Mind… Pt. 2: What of Jesus?

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

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Christian Love?

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.

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