Tag Archives: Romans

The Purpose of the Law

Two Halves of Life: Week 1 The Purpose of the Law Friday, June 17, 2016 The language of the first half of life and the language of the second half of life are almost two different vocabularies, known only to those who have been in both of them. The advantage of those on the further… Continue Reading The Purpose of the Law

In Need of Guidance

Two Halves of Life: Week 1 In Need of Guidance Thursday, June 16, 2016 There’s a somewhat overlooked passage in the middle of Romans where Paul says, “The only thing that counts is not what human beings want or try to do [that’s the first half of life], but the mercy of God [that’s the… Continue Reading In Need of Guidance

The View from the Bottom

Bias from the Bottom: Week 1 The View from the Bottom Friday, March 25, 2016 In almost all of history, the vast majority of people understood the view from the bottom due to their own life circumstance. Most of the people who have ever lived on this planet have been oppressed and poor. But their… Continue Reading The View from the Bottom

The Law and Grace

Paul: Week 2 The Law and Grace Friday, March 18, 2016 Paul’s letters to the Romans and Galatians are a tour de force on the pure meaning of grace and the serious limitations of morality and religion to lead you to God. “Cursed be the law,” Paul even says (Galatians 3:13). No wonder he has… Continue Reading The Law and Grace

Love Is Who You Are

Love: Week 2 Love Is Who You Are Thursday, January 7, 2016 Your True Self is who you are, and always have been in God; and at its core, it is love itself. Love is both who you are and who you are still becoming, like a sunflower seed that becomes its own sunflower. Most… Continue Reading Love Is Who You Are

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