If Jesus had atoned for it, stop living in misery over it. Live like someone who’s been forgiven of something they never thought they’d be forgiven for. From Steve Brown (who makes me smile). If You Want To Kill The Gospel, Add A Bit Of Religious Gloom. “For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, …

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The Gospels contrast the disciples of Jesus who were not consistently clear about what they wanted with those at the margins (like blind Bartimaeus) who were completely focussed on their need. Jesus keeps asking a question (actually or implied) of those he encounters to help them understand that their present desire was masking their need …

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It interests me watching modern evangelicalism struggle more and more about what to do with Easter. Good Friday was a spiritual pause, a pause that lasted until the acknowledgment of resurrection on Sunday morning. Now any thought of pause seems something to be avoided and Good Friday seems to be identical to Easter Sunday. How …

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