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Richard Beck on Shame and Sexual Purity

September 24th, 2013 · 9 Comments · Books, Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, morality, Sexuality

That last post reminded me of something Richard Beck wrote in his book “Unclean: Meditations on Purity, Hospitality, and Morality” about shame and sexual purity and how we tend to isolate sexual sin into its own, most severe, level of sin. Here is what he wrote, “Beyond issues of severity, some sins are unique loci […]

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Sexual Purity and Parallels With Our Relationship with God

January 6th, 2008 · No Comments · Bible, Christ, Christianity, Church, God, Grace, Jesus, New Testament, Religion

Scripture often uses things that we already know about in order to help us gain insights into things that we have not yet experienced. Jesus compares the kingdom of God to a mustard seed. Heaven is said to have streets of gold and gates of pearl. The church’s/Christians’ relationship with God as being his bride. […]

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