Monthly Archives: May 2016

Plucking Out the Ego

“The Ego is a veil between humans and God’.” ― Rumi When his disciples asked Jesus who would be the greatest in the kingdom of heaven, he called a little child over to him, sat the boy in the midst … Continue reading

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How Old is the Cult of the Virgin Mary?

I found an interesting post showing the surviving fragment of the oldest known hymn to Mary. Here’s a summary of the facts: The fragment of Papyrus is in the Rylands Library, in Manchester UK. The earliest text of this hymn … Continue reading

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Faith is not a Magic Bullet

A man came to Jesus and begged him to have mercy on his son because he was a “lunatic, and sorely vexed, for he often fell into the fire, and often into the water.” These are classic symptoms of epilepsy. … Continue reading

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Jesus Changes His Mind

“Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything” ― George Bernard Shaw When a Canaanite woman begged Jesus to cure her daughter, he at first refused to answer her. When his disciples begged him to send her away because … Continue reading

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Parables of the Kingdom of Heaven

“The only strategy to protect and preserve a nation is to establish the golden rule and the principles of the Kingdom of Heaven in the society” ― Sunday Adelaja Jesus gave many parables about the kingdom of heaven on earth. … Continue reading

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URL Blacklists

URL blacklists are lists of web sites that contain malware or other dangerous content. Often, URL categorization lists are also referred to as blacklists, though blocking based on category (e.g. porn) is likely to be controlled by policy rather than … Continue reading

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Yahweh: From Local Weather God to Almighty Creator

The second essay in “The Triumph of Elohim”, “The Rise of Yahweh in Judahite and Israelite Religion” by Herbert Niehr, outlines the development of Yahweh from a local weather god to the creator of the cosmos and one true god … Continue reading

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