Category Archives: Interpretation of Scripture

It Could Be All Downhill From Here (part three)

In my first and second post in this series I discussed my view of suffering as a Protestant. To sum it all up, it didn’t make  sense to me that Christians should expect a life of ease and comfort when Jesus … Continue reading

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It Could Be All Downhill From Here (part 2)

In my last post I laid out my view of suffering as a Protestant. There were things that just didn’t equate for me, such as the notion that in being a Christian, one can squeak by with hopefully little suffering in life and without … Continue reading

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“Knowing the Bible” Isn’t Enough

Growing up Protestant, I took it as a given that the “typical” Protestant could knock the socks off the “typical” Catholic when it came to “knowing the Bible.”  Why, those Catholics probably didn’t even know what a sword drill was[1], … Continue reading

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Jason’s Questions: #10 Is Faith Just a Word Game?

All my life, I’ve loved words.  I love reading good writing, learning new words, and playing games like Catchphrase, Scattergories, and Bananagrams.  And, as a teacher of an adult Sunday school for several years in the Baptist church we attended, … Continue reading

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Jason’s Questions: #9 Is It Really Just Me and the “Bible Alone”?

As I’ve discussed in previous posts, a significant factor in my journey towards the Catholic Church was my sense that, as a Protestant, I was on my own to figure out Christianity from the ground up.  This was because one … Continue reading

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Jason’s Questions: #5 How Do We Respond to Islam and the Effort to Re-Define Marriage?

**Before anything, I’d ask everyone to be praying for Nikki.  She’s battling a nasty flu bug, which is the reason you’re all being subjected to yet another post from me instead of her.  She’ll be back soon.** I know the … Continue reading

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