Tag Archives: Doctrine & Practice

What do you want me to do for you?

He was part of a well defined group in the gospels — the poor, the blind, the deaf, the lame, the sick, the disabled. They were poor, often homeless, and left to beg for food and basic needs. The cultural assumption was that their predicament was a consequence of sin — their sin or the sin of their ancestors.

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Baha’i 101

The Baha'i faith is the newest global religion,and, as such, is virtually unknown to many people.
I am hoping to give an overview of the basic principles and information regarding this faith which has become the central purpose of my life.

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Can you really get away from God?

The Oct. 15 issue of Newsweek had a fascinating article by Dr. Eben Alexander entitled "My Proof of Heaven." Alexander is a neurosurgeon who describes himself as a man who “considered myself a faithful Christian,” but more so, “in name than in actual belief.” He tells us that he “sympathized deeply with those who wanted to believe that there was a God somewhere out there who loved us unconditionally.”

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What are you overly attached to?

In this gospel reading we encounter a man who is deeply distressed about his life. In fact, he is so distressed that he seeks guidance and direction from Jesus. "What must I do to inherit eternal life?"

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