In Sunday School, we recently read the New Testament account of Jesus giving his famous Sermon on the Mount. The content of this part of the Bible is so familiar to many people, and has infused so much of western … Continue reading →
Tagged: bible, complexity, Jesus, judge not, judgement, lds, mormon, New Testament, reading, scriptures, tension
Alternate Title: You keep citing that story of Jesus and the woman taken in adultery– I do not think it means what you think it means. Before I jump into this topic, let me say that there is merit in … Continue reading →
Tagged: adultery, bible, bigotry, christianity, duty, history, interpretation, Jesus, justice, law, Law of Moses, lds, mercy, misinterpretation, mormon, nonjudgmental, Pharisee, religion, Roman Law, scriptures, sex, sin, tolerance
In the months I was preparing to visit Israel last year, I listened to a great deal of the Old Testament while riding my bicycle to and from work. Listening instead of reading helped me approach the scriptures in a way that prompted … Continue reading →
Category: lds, original poetry
Tagged: bible, dramatic irony, honor, irony, lds, morality, mormon, Old Testament, poem, poetry, religion, sonnet, Uriah the hittite
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