Keeping the Law

Keeping the Law

This post was written by Pat Badstibner of World Prayr, editor/compiler of Energion title Walking in God’s Grace. It is a response to one of the posts linked in our online discussion on law in scripture. This is a response to Bob Cornwall’s post titled COVENANT RULES AND REGULATIONS – SERMON FOR LENT 3B (EXODUS…

The Standard of the Law

The Standard of the Law

This post is part of our discussion on the law. Bruce Epperly’s article on the lectionary for the third Sunday in Lent was cited as a related article. This is a response to Bruce Epperly post titled “The Adventurous Lectionary -The Third Sunday in Lent” found herehttps://www.patheos.com/blogs/livingaholyadventure/2021/02/adventurous-lectionary-the-third-sunday-in-lent-march-7-2021/ I want to thank Bruce for laboring over…

The Law Is Not Soggy Cornflakes

The Law Is Not Soggy Cornflakes

This post is being reposted in response to my friends Alden Thompson and Elgin Hushbeck in the discussion on the law. Their posts to be found herehttps://www.energiondirect.com/2021/03/22/the-law-as-gospel/and herehttps://hushbeck.com/blog/2021/03/alden-thompson-and-the-law-as-gospel/ Both have addressed a significant area of contention with me, the issue of Christians neglecting the Law’s distinct purposes. While I believe they addressed the need for…

Steve Kindle on the Purpose of the Law
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Steve Kindle on the Purpose of the Law

It appears that neither Israel, Luke, or the Revelator got it right (John anticipating it happening in his lifetime). Now some 2,000 years since the Jesus movement began, can we say that the church got it right? Steve Kindle, The Law’s Inevitable Tension between Ideal and Reality Steve’s post is included in our discussion of…

Distinguishing Churches?

Distinguishing Churches?

An excellent, thought-provoking article on the ways we refer to churches in various areas. Here’s a quote: Firstly, by drawing a hard and fast line between the church in the west/north/whatever and the rest of the world we undermine the catholicity of the faith. The church is one and whether you come from London, Lima…