The kingdom of the world has earthly enemies and, thus, fights earthly battles;
the kingdom of God, however, by definition has no earthly enemies, for its disciples are committed to loving 'their enemies,"
thereby treating them as friends, their 'neighbors.'
~Gregory A. Boyd


In A Perfect World?

You’ve heard the same shtick, I’m sure. In the beginning, God made everything perfect, then us humans came along and messed everything up. There’s been distress and turmoil ever since, and it is all our fault. Had that “first sin” not come along, we’d still be living in a perfect paradise and all would be well.

Here’s the problem. The Bible never says that God created a world that was perfect. (more…)

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