Tag Archives: James

Silence

Saved By the Tongue’s Betrayal

What a powerful yet hidden little muscle, the tongue. Other than the iconic and humorous photo of Albert Einstein sticking his tongue out at the photographer, rarely is seen that fleshy, pinkish muscle nestled in the mouth. In photographs, the tongue is hidden by a

Apple tree in the backyard

The Natural Order of Creation

We have all heard the fundamentalist sound-bite, “It was ‘Adam and Eve,’ not ‘Adam and Steve.’” This saying is shorthand for identifying that the speaker is a believer in the doctrine of the Natural Order of Creation. Just what is this doctrine, and does it

Flipping the page of a Bible

Purifying Our Faith: A Commentary on James

I have heard it said that the book of James is for mature Christians. I think this is true. You cannot be a baby Christian and do what James says that we must do. James requires faith, humbleness, meekness, patience, ability to control our tongues,

LOVE Scrabble letters on bible

The Bible and Homosexuality: Conclusion

Back to Index In summary: Homosexual activity in the temple by male prostitutes is clearly prohibited by the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament). Homosexual activity in general may have been prohibited at the time by the Holiness Code, but that code is no longer binding on