Archive for ‘May, 2012

Soteriology Revisited

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That word up there is only used among theologians and seminary types.(even my spell-check doesn’t know it) It simply means “salvation knowledge, ” or the study of salvation. Believe it or not there is not wide agreement in the theological academy as to what the word salvation means, in fact, quite the opposite; there is a wide spectrum […] Read more »

Of a Glimpse

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This past Sunday I mentioned in my sermon that we gather on Sunday for three reasons: First to celebrate the fullness of life God gives to us; second to thank God for our being loved unconditionally; and third to join together at God’s table for nurture and renewal so that we may go into the world empowered […] Read more »

Of Being Saved 2.0

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My post last week “Of Being Saved” got a record response either directly on the blog site or via private e-mail. One astute observer noted that what I had to say must have “touched a nerve, ” so I thought I would expound on the topic again this week. Let me first reiterate that salvation […] Read more »

Of Being Saved

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Just yesterday I received an inquiry via this blog site posted as a comment on the piece entitled “Of the Proverbial Fall.”(Feb. 14, 2012) This person said she had been a member of All Saints many years ago. The question was whether the Episcopal Church believed in the inerrancy/infallibility of scripture. You, gentle readers, know me […] Read more »