Category Archives: oxymorons

Did Jesus establish a democratic *Theocracy?

I believe that what we call church was originally intended to be a democratic *Theocracy — an organic body of Jesus’ disciples, ruled and led directly by the living, resurrected Jesus. Jesus established it by saying, “On this rock (of … Continue reading

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An experience while in ekklesia

Yesterday while meeting in ekklesia at The Salvation Army Berry Street, I kept feeling my phone vibrating in my pocket. I would then put my hand on the phone, but it wasn’t vibrating. This happened over and over. Finally words … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Pregnant Virgin

‘Tis the season of the pregnant virgin! A pregnant woman tells people she is a virgin, and they believe her and spread her story! Now billions of people all over the world, through out the past 2,000 years, have believed … Continue reading

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Here’s A Curious Question: Isn’t “Same-Sex Marriage” An Oxymoron?

President Obama’s comment about same-sex marriage made me think. An oxymoron can be defined as a figure of speech which combines incongruous or contradictory terms. Since marriage has been defined for millennia as a relationship between a man and a … Continue reading

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7 Names For 7 Days Around Thanksgiving (& 2 Oxymorons)

I don’t know who started naming the days around Thanksgiving Day.  However, this new tradition doesn’t seem complete.  Friday, Saturday, and Monday have names, but Sunday has been left out.  Also, it seems to me like a week’s worth of … Continue reading

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