If I prosper, will God love me?
Mike and the Mechanics, “The Living Years”
Related: Questia – Martin E. Marty, “An ordinary oppressor”
In all candor, after the mid-terms I gained a lot of respect for Nancy Pelosi and lost a lot of respect for Elijah Cummings. Continue reading Elijah Cummings
This guy sure got worked up. Too bad it’s all fake.
There is no truth without love.
Put differently, an open mind requires an open heart. Continue reading Open heart
Dogma: You are to believe this without question.
My housemate attended Empowerment Temple, and idolized its pastor, Jamal Harrison Bryant. He told me this exchange he heard in the reception line after a service.
Jamal Harrison Bryant told this man, “God told me to tell you [thus-and-so].” The man said, “I don’t believe that.” Bryant answered, “If you don’t believe that, then you don’t believe God.”
Hearing this, I was incensed. This epitomized what we call “disembodied speech.”
Men are notorious for refusing to ask directions.
Can the Left concede any differences between men and women?
Working on the post “Other Jesus sayings,” which will probably appear in December, I must soon deal with Jesus saying, “A prophet is not without honor except in his own country,” etc. (Mt. 13:57, Mk. 6:4, Lk. 4:24).
Those whom I regard as false prophets today are trolls.
This past week, in the comments sections of news articles, I’ve been called a commie more times than I can count.
There is also the relentless insistence that the Left is anti-Christian or anti-God.
… is rare on this blog.
Read the comments. What astonishes me is, post-Helsinki, Trumpers’ headlong rush to approve of anything Russia does.