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Christianity With An Edge-With Scott E. Rokely

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Now displaying: June, 2019

Exploring Christianity at the cutting edge

Jun 29, 2019

Yes, if you give, you will get. But such giving has never impressed Jesus. Listen as I talk about God's preferred motivation for giving, one that really impressed Jesus. Selfish Christian ministry fundraising, so called "Christian TV," and the Giving To Get Gospel are all discussed.

Jun 23, 2019

Although Jesus based his entire ministry on non-violent resistance to evil, even Jesus was violent on one occasion. Listen as I discuss what made Jesus so angry that he cleansed the temple.

Jun 15, 2019

Didn't Jesus tell us to "turn the other cheek?" Yes, he did. But in his own life and ministry even a casual reading of the gospels reveals a person who is feisty, who regularly defended himself from verbal attacks, who seemed to prefer to turn other people's cheeks rather than his own, who was verbally assertive and even aggressive with people who opposed him, and who on one occasion used physical violence against those who were hurting other people. How do we sort all of this out? I offer one way.

Jun 8, 2019

General George Patton once famously said, "War is Hell." But almost everyone gets caught up in fighting our own mental wars with others in our minds. And the result of all this war mentality such as unforgiveness, hatred, impatience, prejudice, and constant criticism and judgment of others is HELL.

Jun 1, 2019

Heaven and Hell are not simply places you go to in the future. They are places people live in right now on this Earth. Listen how otherwise intelligent people choose to live in Hell, right now!

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