Some were not interested in losing their power and corrupt privileges. Others preferred to continue their religious life with a “straw God”.
Motherhood can sometimes be an idol to be worshiped - and as for all worship, it has its detractors and its fanatics.
Is there anything that you would not be willing to give up, under any circumstances, out of your love for the Lord, even if you understood, without a shadow of doubt, that you must give it up or let it go?
In the world we live in, love is always presented exclusively in relation to romanticism.
Our modern society has evolved in such a way that the manner it has chosen to resolve the class struggle has been to try to implement the entertainment principle as a “need” for human beings.
The false prophets of old, like their modern counterparts, were set in motion by the smell of money. The evangelical market presents enormous business opportunities.
I was able to understand the list in Galatians for the first time, when I started looking at it, not as an obligation, but as an offer.
I think that of all the New Testament verses and words of Jesus, this verse may be the one that has been the most taken out of context throughout history.
In the Bible there is continuity in the ideas, there is unity in its principles, an internal connexion which, even when unseen, reverberates in our inner being.
“The key to happiness is inside you. If you don’t find it, you are boycotting yourself.” This is the message from the self-help books. They all have the solution and that says that the machine will automatically start itself when it is switched off.