Daily Living: Does God Favor the Rich?

Originally posted on SamSword:
? Half of the world’s net wealth belongs to 1% of the people. I find that statistic staggering and hard to get my head around. That means that 99% of the rest of us share half of the world’s wealth. To date, there are 36 million millionaires, which will rise quickly…

Daily Living: Of Death and Dying

Originally posted on SamSword:
I realize that death and dying are uncomfortable subjects. I am blogging about them anyway, because they are pertinent today. Last week I consoled a long time friend who is thousands of miles away, but so close to my heart. She lost her son nearly twenty years ago when he was…

Daily Living: Of Substance

Originally posted on SamSword:
In recent blogs, I have written about painful or challenge subjects, Of Death and Dying, and Of Time and Eternity. Today, I will not stray too far from these. I want to talk about substance. It is not altogether unrelated to the former. Substance is something we have lost sight of.…

Daily Living: Of Time and Eternity Part Two

Originally posted on SamSword:
As I promised, I am posting the conclusion of my miniseries on Death and Dying and Time and Eternity and how they are all connected. You might find the information in this blog to be too sophisticated right now. If you are having a hard time digesting it, don’t worry. Bury…

Perfect Theology: Of the Trinity

Originally posted on SamSword:
The Trinity. It is a well established principle of faith in Christianity. In fact, it is the key difference separating Christianity from other religions. While the actual word “trinity” is not directly found in the Bible, the concept is. This concept also comes along the lines of the words “triune” and…

Daily Living: Of Faith Like Abraham

Originally posted on SamSword:
Those who know me well will tell you, I’m a bit of a rolling stone, a wandering Jew. These things are in my nature. I’m a curious soul who loves to explore and discover. This applies to both my physical as well as my spiritual nature. I’ve never been afraid to…