Jesus’ Radical Kingdom Reformation within Judaism (and some stuff about The Reformation)

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7 Minute Read ust like Luther, and the later reformers 500 years ago, the message of Jesus upset the gatekeepers of religious boundaries.
Whenever this happens, the gatekeepers must decide if they are going to tear down the arbitrary gates and redefine who is “in.” Or will they resist as though the movement of God is limited by human boundaries?

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Paul Didn’t Believe in the Rapture. Neither Did Jesus. Neither Should You.

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11 Minute Read The rapture. This is still one of the most influential beliefs in pockets of Christianity. The old mantra goes, “this world is not my home, I’m just passing through.” But is that true? Are we just sort of stuck here until something apocalyptic happens like the second coming of Christ, …