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Christian Animal Welfarists Challenged (Part Two)

We ended (Part One) on Creation with Greg Boyd’s suggestion that, whether you believe in the Young Earth Theory; or in Evolution; or in some other view; the important thing that we all can agree on is simply the fact … Continue reading

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Christian Animal Welfarists Challenged (Part One)

Many people, animal welfarists particularly, have turned away from Christian churches, because they believe them to be insensitive to the needs of Creation.  In Christ all things are created and in Him all things are to be redeemed, but humankind, … Continue reading

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How Losing My Faith Helped Me Find (Real) Faith – Part Three and Conclusion

The second extreme view of faith, which is focused on works alone, often leads to legalism and self-reliance, with resulting self-righteousness. It can distract from the importance of what Jesus did on the cross, and from Him as the way, the truth, … Continue reading

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How Losing My Faith Helped Me Find (Real) Faith – Part Two

For those who have not read Part One The first extreme view of faith, which is focused on beliefs alone and is common in American evangelicalism, often leads to the perception that doubt is bad. One verse that has contributed to this … Continue reading

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How Losing My Faith Helped Me Find (Real) Faith – Part One

There are so many people who, as a result of this fallen world, don’t have loving family members.  Today in the U.S. it is Father’s Day, and some of you reading may be missing your dads, or depressed that you … Continue reading

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Our Saviour Is With Us – Lent Reflections

The Lent season is upon us.  It is the season in which we celebrate our Saviour’s resurrection and the sacrifice He made in order to destroy the devil’s work (1 John 3:8) and provide a way for all of us … Continue reading

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Revolting Against Evil

“Far from supposing that things like diseases and deformities were part of a great divine plan or that they glorified God, Jesus revealed God’s will and glorified God by coming against these things! Jesus ministry was not about helping people … Continue reading

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Tearing Down the Walls – Part One

I watched this sermon, “Tearing Down The Tower,” about demolishing the tower of babel.  The main point is that part of what Jesus did on the cross was destroy the dividing lines, creating one humanity under Christ.  With all the … Continue reading

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Going Through Samaria

Last week in the post “Into Samaria,” we left off with Jesus and the Samaritan woman conversing at the well near the town of Sychar.  She had just told this no ordinary Jewish man that she knew the Messiah would … Continue reading

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Into Samaria

In the sermon “Through Samaria” (Woodland Hills Church, St. Paul, MN, USA) there is a very good point Greg Boyd makes. Jesus had to go through Samaria. It was likely their custom as Jews was to go around Samaria during … Continue reading

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The Animal Kingdom and the Trinitarian Warfare Theodicy, Part Two

Trust in the Lord with all your heart     and lean not on your own understanding (Proverbs 3:5)… Last week we began a discussion of a summary of The Trinitarian Warfare Theodicy which expresses the biblical view that the world we … Continue reading

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The Animal Kingdom and the Trinitarian Warfare Theodicy, Part One

Whoever has my commands and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love them and show myself to them.  John 14:21 I’ve been involved … Continue reading

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Turning our Clanging Cymbals Into Christ-Like Love

“The heavens declare the glory of God;     the skies proclaim the work of his hands.  Day after day they pour forth speech;     night after night they reveal knowledge.  They have no speech, they use no words;     no sound is heard … Continue reading

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“God’s Doctrine” Includes All Creation

I thought Absolute Truth and Violence a great post, as posts on the ReKnew.org blog generally are. Greg Boyd is a great teacher; he is also a vegetarian. I’ve heard him teach some pretty powerful sermons, a couple of which … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warfare and the Animal Kingdom, Part Two

“Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute.  Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.” (Proverbs 31:8-9)   Spiritual Warfare has been chosen as the … Continue reading

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