Two Roads

How to Know For Sure…

Does any of this sound familiar to you? The Christian traditions that I was raised in taught that is was presumption to say that I know for sure that I am going to be in heaven after I die…and that makes sense if you base your salvation on your manner...

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How To Insult a Cat

“As it is written, Behold, I lay in Sion a stumbling stone and rock of offense: and whosoever believes on him shall not be ashamed.” Romans 9:33 (KJV) Cats are odd creatures for a number of reasons. This is especially true of ‘outdoor cats’.  One of the oddities of outdoors...

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Sitting in Judgment on God

“…All this most horrible injustice ever, perpetrated by the religious leaders of Israel…judges who themselves were criminals and a seeming criminal who is himself the real judge. His majesty, His innocence, His silence is wondrous. They condemn themselves. They damn themselves. And so will you if you wrongly judge Christ....

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The Ballad of Rodger Young

It was an odd request… The company commander was a busy man that morning in June of 1943. He looked up sharply when Sergeant Young, a thin, pale, and bespectacled staff sergeant, walked into his tent, saluted and said: “Sir, I would like to request permission to be reduced to...

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Is God Capricious?

Is God Capricious in Salvation? ca·​pri·​cious | \ kə-ˈpri-shəs  , -ˈprē-  \ Definition of capricious : governed or characterized by caprice: IMPULSIVE, UNPREDICTABLE Is it just me? Why does God in the Old Testament seem to be so much different than God in the New Testament? I used to date a girl that was very capricious. Her unpredictability was fun for...

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