Monthly Archives: September 2012

Concerning the Resurrection of the Dead and… cremation?

Many similarities exist between Orthodox Christianity and Orthodox Judaism. For instance their Scriptures are ours, the architecture of our buildings pattern one other, Orthodox Christian alters in a sense mirror the Arch of the Covenant, the priests are vested similarly … Continue reading

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toughts on Virtues’ Nature

Recently I’ve found myself thinking a little about the virtues, and particularly about “faith as virtue.” In the past, (and even currently if I was to be honest) I had a difficult time arriving at an understanding that had any solidity … Continue reading

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The same is True

A regular theme exists throughout the pages of Scripture concerning His covenanted community, the Israel of God, which originally was ethnic in nature through bloodline, then came to encompass all people, although not through blood but by faith in the … Continue reading

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Mrs. Christ?

Was Jesus married? Was He not? Society, might I suggest giving weight to the communities who have followed Him for the last 2,000 years. Perhaps you would be interested in their understanding of what exactly what the Bible is, how … Continue reading

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Concerning the Resurrection of the Dead

Concerning the Resurrection of the Dead, which in Christianity is understood to be a physical, bodily Resurrection for the Community of the Baptized… those who have died with Christ through baptism and have been raised in Him as a new … Continue reading

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thoughts on fall

Hints of fall are beginning to emerge as summer nears its end. Attentiveness is necessary, though a close eye will find its awakening. Morning air is changing and leading trees are releasing their first, gently beckoning others. As the sun … Continue reading

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Prayer, and such

Prayer is something that I have struggled with for most of my Christian life, but everyday I’m finding more and more that it is absolutely essential in the life of a Christian. But prayer from the heart, said honestly in … Continue reading

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What or Who is the Word, after all?

It seems to me, and I’m not sure how this will translate by way of a blog (because I mean it in all kindness), but that Protestant Christianity, specifically Evangelical Christianity, really does not know what the Bible is at … Continue reading

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The Physicality of Christianity

The Christian faith is inherently physical in nature. By that I mean that the material world is essential in the salvation of our souls and bodies. In fact, Creation has been Ordained for exactly this purpose — to bear and … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Faiths

Our Muslim friends refuse any depiction of Mohammed’s Image, many of whom would die in this defense, some of whom will kill in this defense; on the other hand Christians throughout the world defend the right to depict Christ’s Image … Continue reading

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