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Wrestling With the Bible: Is God Inspecting My Thoughts?

Does God judge our thoughts?

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Wrestling With the Bible: Is God Just Trying to Keep Us in the Game?

God is a lot like my son Peter.

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Wrestling with the Bible: A Leper I Admire

Accepting a gift isn’t easy for me, whether the gift be one of love, friendship or healing. For me, pride gets in the way.

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The Talking Pew: Jesus “Decides”

By Barbara Falconer Newhall We are utterly known and loved by God, the psalmist declares. God searches us out. God knows our sitting down and our standing up. God discerns our thoughts. There is not a word on our lips that God does not know. That’s scary. I like being loved and known by God, [...]

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GodsBigBlog: What Is It?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall A reader asks, “What is GodsBigBlog?” Good question. GodsBigBlog is — the God Is Big Blog. I’m a religion writer in the tradition of Huston Smith and the universalists. I’ve interviewed and observed hundreds of people with dozens of different, often conflicting, ideas, spiritual paths and experiences of Holy, and I [...]

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