Category Archives: Religion and Philosophy

An observation on two verses in 1 Peter

For some reason I have had a particular passage of Scripture stuck in my head of late.  I don’t mean for the last day, or week.  For the last two months or so I’ve had 1 Peter 1:3-4 just rolling around in my noggin. I’ve been reading and re-reading and re-re-reading it.  I’ve researched it […] Continue reading

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God is so unpharIsee

Several astute readers have pointed out the seeming discrepancy between my two most recent blogs posted before this one. In one blog I identified the reason for my hesitancy in committing to Xenos- cussing. In the next blog I posted a diatribe written by me while I still attended a church of the institution- and […] Continue reading

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Harbinger…but not of Doom.

I’m prefacing the main entry of this blog with a few notes. First, the reader should be aware that I originally penned this in approximately 2003.  At that time I was still largely connected to the institutional church- I even wrote it during a Sunday morning service! In trying to recall what it was that […] Continue reading

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What the &*%! Is Wrong With Cussing?

What the *#$! Is Wrong With Cussing? When I first starting coming to Xenos, my biggest point of conflict with the group was not the smoking.  My problem did not lie with the group’s condoning of alcohol or the absence of singing.  I already was a smoker and took the occasional nightcap.  In my former […] Continue reading

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Living…Breathing

In remembering my conversion to Christ as well as the means responsible for reconciliation to God, I cannot say enough about the glory of God represented in nature. I was a child and thought as a child. I looked at … Continue reading Continue reading

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