Tag: religion

  • Hypocrisy

    Hypocrisy

    As I’ve mentioned in at least two of my other blogs (if not more) it is clear that Jesus reserves His harshest words for religious hypocrites. Paul does something similar in Romans 2. To make it perhaps more relevant I’ve changed a few of the words while attempting to retain the spirit of them. But […]

  • Being thankful for what Christianity has brought to our societies

    Being thankful for what Christianity has brought to our societies

    I’m doing a course in biblical interpretation at the IBI and this came up during it.  I thought I’d post it here for others to see also.  All comments are welcome. First this from a bible school textbook: “We are under the new covenant and not under the old covenant thus we are not under […]

  • Why Egypt welcomed Islam – a bit of church history

    Why Egypt welcomed Islam – a bit of church history

    Or this could be titled “One of the reasons I hate religion”. Until the 4th Century AD it often cost your life to be a Christian.  There were 10 severe persecutions of Christians all over the Roman Empire starting with Nero in AD 60 and ending with Diocletian.  You thought twice before becoming a Christian […]