Tag Archives: Truth

The Greatest Mystery

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Mysteries are enticing, aren’t they? A good mystery novel gives us just enough information to work out who-done-it, but disguises it perfectly so we’re surprised. The world’s greatest mysteries are tackled in theology or philosophy classrooms. Who is God? Who am … Continue reading

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Maturity: Grace, Truth and Time

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How would you define maturity? I know it when I see it, but it’s surprisingly difficult to verbalize. According to psychologist and author Henry Cloud, maturity can be defined as follows: “Immaturity is when we ask life to meet our demands … Continue reading

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The Truth Will Set You Free

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The question what is truth? is more relevant today than ever. You would think that with all our easy access to information and expert opinions, we would know the truth— The opposite is true. We have trouble recognizing real news from fake, trusted … Continue reading

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One Faith; Different Vocabularies

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Every Christian should be able to state the foundational truth of his or her faith in Jesus Christ and an experiential reality of living as his disciple. But we will not all use the same vocabulary. In some Christian denominations … Continue reading

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Is it Real?

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How do we know what is real?  And, if we grant that what we see and experience is real, how do we know that we’re perceiving it accurately? Some would say that those are quaint and irrelevant questions, because reality is personal and subjective.  (Is that … Continue reading

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Knowing God…Selectively?

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People tend to hear what they want to hear and ignore or forget what they don’t want to hear.  Have you noticed that?  Say to a child, “We’ll get ice cream after you clean your room,” and what will she hear?  … Continue reading

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Filter-checking Filter

In an attempt to pop my filter bubble (see the previous post) I have been purposefully seeking out more variety in my information sources.   This means that I must dust off my own internal filtering skills when evaluating a communicated … Continue reading

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