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The Dictator Within

The Bible tells us that God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.  So what do we do?  Typically we tell ourselves to act humbly until we are truly humble.  But this seems to highlight the problem, namely, our pride.  How prideful it is to think that we can, by our own volition, […]

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And the Opposite of Hope Is…?

For all its complexity, the Bible has a habit of presenting things along pairs of trajectories.  Characters in the Bible, like us, are either acting in faith or in fear; out of love or hate; and hope, or, well, hopelessness.  So what is the opposite of hope?  I was struck by this comment in A […]

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