Tag Archives: the Bible

How I have seen the Bible used…

When it comes to answering the question, “How should Christians understand and use the Bible?” thousands of answers, traditions and streams of thought exist. Many books have been written on this subject. It would be presumptuous to suggest that I could … Continue reading

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How do you understand the Bible?

As mentioned, I want to discuss how Christians have misused and abused scripture, why this is wrong, and why we have done so in my next several posts. Usually I write what I have to say and then ask my … Continue reading

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Letters Between Friends: David P. and hearing from God.

[This post is a response to David P’s comment on my previous post.  You can read it here.] Dear David, Thanks again for taking the time to listen and respond to both of my questions.  I trust that you are … Continue reading

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Why do we believe…such wonky things about Satan (part 3)

I have called into question the traditional understanding of Satan. Many widely held beliefs have absolutely either have no basis in scripture or at best not explicitly laid out. I have suggested the description of Satan in scripture actually changed … Continue reading

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Why do we believe…such wonky things about Satan? (Part 2)

In this post I suggest the traditional understanding of Satan is wrong and not in the Bible.  I discuss how the Bible actually describes Satan and how one can see this description actually changes over time. Traditionally, Satan/The Devil is … Continue reading

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