Monthly Archives: February 2012

Leprosy in the Bible

February 28, 2012 I’ve found myself thinking about leprosy in the Bible.  It is mentioned, various reference sources tell me, 55 times.  That’s about ten times more frequently than homosexuality.  When He is trying to get Moses’ attention, calling him … Continue reading

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Is God’s View of Sin Arbitrary?

February 17, 2012 Certainly, our views of what is right and what is wrong should not be shaped by public opinion.  Nevertheless, we should be aware of what other people think.  The most recent public opinion polling on whether we … Continue reading

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Unity and Diversity in Indiana Yearly Meeting

February 10, 2012 We know God calls us to be unified with one another.  Paul reminds us so in 1 Corinthians 1:10-17, urging us not to quarrel, and asking, “that there be no divisions among you, but that you be … Continue reading

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The Seven Deadly Sins, and Other Lists

February 3, 2012 Another passage where the Bible provides a list of sins is Proverbs 6:16-19:  “16 There are six things the LORD hates, seven that are detestable to him: 17 haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent … Continue reading

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