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IMPOSSIBLE COMMANDMENTS

Serendipity Continuing here with my notion that paradox is built into religion and perhaps we learn something from paradoxes. A problem with the Ten Commandments is that there are eleven of them.  Catholics combine the first two commandments, Protestants the … Continue reading

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WORD OF GOD IN SIRACH

The author of John 1 seems to be saying that Jesus of Nazareth is the “Word” who is God. The writers of the New Testament knew perhaps of the Book of Sirach, aka Ecclesiasticus, “The word of God on high … Continue reading

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SEEING THEY DO NOT PERCEIVE

Amazing that so many people cannot see what is right in front of their nose.   Many people are simply not attentive, not mindful, not even very alert, maybe doing drugs or alcohol, just not receptive, just not paying attention, … Continue reading

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SOWER’S SEVENS SPONSORED BY

The presence of Sower’s sevens argues for a common sponsor for all the ancient texts that have such common number patterns.   Now that a year has sped by since I discovered the Sower’s sevens, can I still call it … Continue reading

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COINCIDENCE, CONSPIRACY, OR SACRED CHARISM?

This is a new discovery about the Bible! Are results with the Sower’s parables numbers (30, 60, 100 or 100, 60, 30) a coincidence, a lucky charm, a secret code by conspirators, or a special gift? The Sower’s parables numbers, … Continue reading

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1 CORINTHIANS LOVE RIDDLE

How to use the Sower’s parables numbers 30, 60, 100 “And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love.” (1 Corinthians 13:13 (NRSV))  The previous verse (13:12) contains the word “riddle” (NRSV footnote). … Continue reading

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ENORMOUS FREEDOM

  The Gospel gives a range of answers on any particular question or issue.    I think that those who seek to derive dogma from the Gospel have a hard time of it.  The original purpose of the Gospel does … Continue reading

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