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  1. Mendalla

    Synoptic Gospels and John

    This is kind of coming out of being part of the bible study threads that Paradox3 is running, but it's kind of a separate thing. I've also been re-reading the chapter on the Gospels from Reading the Bible Again for the First Time by Marcus Borg. The first three gospels, the synoptic gospels...
  2. paradox3

    Revisiting Mark

    Looking for a spiritual practice? Interested exploring Mark's gospel? Please join me for another look at Mark. Starting tomorrow, I will be reading a chapter per day and posting my thoughts. From each chapter, I will select a verse or a phrase which jumps out at me. Sometimes it will be a verse...
  3. J

    The Revelation to John

    Jesus had given the early Church prophecy, by which missionaries were able to predict future events. The prophecy of the Bible's book belongs to that form of predicting the future which is known as apocalypsis. In which the future is shown to the seer in visions. Thus we have here a history of...
  4. J

    Born Again

    "Jesus answered, and said to him, Truly, truly, I say to thee, but a man be born again, he may not see the kingdom of God. Nicodemus saith to him, How may a man be born, when he is old? whether he may enter again into his mother's womb, and be born again? Jesus answered, Truly, truly, I say to...
  5. Mendalla

    You know how some claim you can justify anything using scripture?

    Church blesses assault weapons because ‘returning Christ’ will pack an AR-15 :eek: Okay, it is an offshoot of The Moonies but still...:rolleyes: What's the term again for reading into the Bible? The opposite of exegesis? Because this is that on steroids. Anyone else seen any laughable or...