Tag Archives: Revelation 7

White Privilege – You’re white? What are you going to do about that?

I have something my wife doesn’t have. No, I’m not talking about a Y chromosome (although it’s true she doesn’t have one). What I have I didn’t ask for, I didn’t earn, and I don’t deserve. White privilege. That’s what … Continue reading

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Diets and Cleanses and Feasting on Bread & Water

Cleanse Skepticism Cleanses are big nowadays. Restrict your diet to whatever some company that wants to charge you lots of money says is good for you, and all of your body’s nasty toxins go away. No science to back it … Continue reading

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See Me Naked?! Not if my gymnophobia has anything to say about it

I learned a new word: gymnophobia. It’s not a fear of gyms. It’s not an aversion to working out. It’s not hatred of a six month gym membership when your job got transferred and you still had five months left … Continue reading

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Biblical Flatulence – break like the wind, people!

I love the Bible’s use of language. There are figures of speech in there that sometimes make me stop and just admire the word-craft going on. One metaphor that it returns to often is childbirth. “Jesus saw that they wanted … Continue reading

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Dirty Underwear

[This is the second part of a series on what the Bible teaches about our standing with God. Part one explored God’s love and the fact that – despite sinning – we are always in God’s good pleasure. Today’s post … Continue reading

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Giving Birth to the Wind?

I love the Bible’s use of language. There are figures of speech in there that sometimes make me stop and just admire the wordcraft going on. One metaphor that is returned to often is childbirth. Here’s an instance where Jesus himself … Continue reading

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