Tag: forgiveness

"Take heed that you are not consumed by one another"

Sean Herriott, of Meet Joe Convert, reminded me of an important topic for Christian bloggers that I’ve mentioned before. "A sense of superiority –my own need to be right — can actually be completely divorced from truth, and still give one the euphoric feeling that God is on their side. I’m sorry to say that …

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"Urge to Kill Rising…"

I’m thinking of adding some books to my reading list. God Help Me! These People Are Driving Me Nuts by Gregory Popcak Coping with Difficult People by Robert M. Bramson Since Strangling Isn’t an Option…: Dealing With Difficult People by Sandra A. Crowe 201 Ways to Deal With Difficult People by Alan Axelrod and James …

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Foaming at the Mouth

[Minor mistakes of grammar and spelling have been fixed. – Funky] Theomorph, my resident atheist gadfly, seems to be losing his cool. His latest tirade against Christianity lacks the kind of logical consistency and civility his previous posts had.

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Correcting and Reproving vs Instructing and Teaching

I don't read my Bible nearly so often as I should. I suppose I could use the typical Catholic excuse that I get a dose of Scripture every time I go to mass, but I think that's a cop out. Catholics may not believe in sola scriptura but that's no reason that we should be …

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A Contrite Heart You Will Not Scorn

As my sidebar bio says, I have traditionalist and neo-traditionalist sympathies. We traditional types must always guard ourselves from succumbing to Pharisaic tendencies. It's easy for the pious and overly-devotional (POD) to look down their noses at the progressives sharing the pew with them. This Sunday's gospel reading gave me an idea for a modern …

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