Tag Archives: Romans

Before their OWN Lord

Ah the Pointing Finger: so Righteous, so Powerful, so utterly missaimed. Continue reading

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Changing the Schema

Paul talks about being conformed and being transformed in our lives and we usually gloss over this part because it’s so obvious. I think it’s time to take the red pill and see how deep the rabbit hole goes. Continue reading

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A Living Offering

I started out assuming that being a ‘living sacrifice’ was about suffering for Jesus but after rummaging about in the Greek and listening to some early theologians, I’ve changed my mind. Continue reading

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Participial Christianity

Somewhere along the line we picked up the notion that God is best understood in etherial, unemotional terms. This notion is, frankly, stupid and even the grammar of the bible tells us so. Continue reading

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A Habit I Can’t Break

What do we do in our life when we have a habit which breaks us? Paul spends some time on this and though his response is complex, our 12-Step friends would recognize it easily. Continue reading

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The Melody of Our Life

We’ve been taught that this passage is about not letting our body be used for “immorality.” This misses one translation nuance that changes the whole thing into a discussion about the melody of our life and how we use it. Continue reading

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