Tag Archives: New Testament

What People Seem To Think Jesus Said

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The Deification of Jesus ala Ronald Reagan

I think the best argument against the divinity of Jesus of Nazareth, who is called the Christ, would be an appeal to the deification of Ronald Reagan. In the State funeral that was Reagan’s, we as a nation came almost, but not quite, to the point of a contemporary process of declaring a deceased ruler […]

Wheat and Weeds Living Side By Side

Jesus told the crowds another story: “The Kingdom of Heaven resembles a farmer who plants high-quality seeds in his field. While he and his farmhands were sleeping that night, his chief competitor snuck into his field and planted weeds among the quality grain. When the plants began to spring up, the farmhands noticed that weeds […]

Which Apostle Would You Be?

The last time I did CPE, one of the assignments was to state which one of the twelve Apostles I was and why. Everyone went for Peter and John and whomever. I said Judas. (Apparently you’re not allowed to pick Judas). I grew up post-1960s and most of the Jesus movies after that time presented […]

God Using Profanity

A couple of years ago, I had a conversation with a Pentecostal minister I know–or used to know. He is an Assemblies of God minister, and we were discussing the Bible as we often did, which was not always a fun thing to do because he took the stance that he was always right in […]

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Why I do not Believe in Atheists and Why I believe that many who Claim to “Believe” in God Do not

I don’t believe in atheists. I know that will upset a lot of people, but it is true. I do not believe that atheists exist. Now, I believe that there are people in existence who call themselves atheists. I believe that there are people who do not believe in God, the way God is popularly […]