Galatians 3 does not sound like something that could be constrained by pragmatism elsewhere.
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Paul encourages his readers to trust an outcome they cannot yet see.
We need each other—and we can reach for each other.
“Being in Jesus” is John’s theological language to describe a state of communion essential for our faith.
This seems to be par for the course.
The psalmist calls for something that is hard for us to imagine.
The psalmist puts out a clarion call.
As theophanies go, this one in is oddly comforting.
Why does he want the disciples to catch fish?
I’m struck by the boldness and clarity of the writer of John’s Gospel.
Who are these women to say such things?
Exiled Israel, the crucified Christ, and the thread that holds two interpretations together.
The church that came before us taught us how to love worship and to care deeply for its vitality and life.
What heals me may harm another.
Paul is not ashamed of most parts of his background.