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Bryan Collier ~ Benefit of the Doubt: Science vs. The Bible

We modern people think of miracles as the intervention or suspension of the natural order, but Jesus meant miracles to be the restoration of the natural order. The Bible tells us that God did not originally make the world to have disease, hunger, and death in it. Jesus came to redeem where the world is wrong and heal the world where it is broken. His miracles are not just proofs of his power but also wonderful foretastes of what he is going to do with that power. In the end, miracles are the restoration of order by Jesus’ interruption of the broken order or the way things work.

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Maxie Dunnam ~ Bishop Gene Robinson and Divorce

Back then, he was inviting us to understand and accept a concept of marriage that the Church, in faithfulness to Scripture, could not accept. Now, I suppose, he is inviting us to understand and accept divorce, which we should, but not without reminding ourselves that had we been more faithful to Jesus’ teaching on divorce, marriage and family would be much stronger in our culture today.

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