Tag Archives: Sermon on the Mount

Why God Waters Wicked Flowers

What comes to mind when you read Jesus’ words from the Sermon on  the Mount? And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you … Continue reading

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The Sermon on the Mount is not a Guide to Christian Salvation

Some preachers say the Sermon on the Mount is the Constitution for Christian Living, or call it a Manifesto for the Life of a Follower of Christ. Don’t you believe it. Such teaching is nothing more than legalism dressed up … Continue reading

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Ironic Detachment, The New Sincerity, And Me

I was recently introduced to the New Sincerity movement in a book review by Karen Swallow Prior where she explains it as, a trend within popular culture “that prioritizes the virtues of sincerity and authenticity over just about anything else” … Continue reading

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Irony in action – Explaining your “This” comment in a follow-up comment

Irony in Action I read a post the other day where one of the commenters wrote that single word at which we’ve all learned to cringe: This. I cracked up when that same commenter then immediately posted another comment to … Continue reading

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