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Christianity

This letter is from Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, chosen by God to be an apostle and sent out to preach his Good News. (Rom 1:1, NLT)
Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God — (Rom 1:1, NIV)
I have put these two translations of the same text together for a reason. It is a reason which is very important, especially to the way we think today. It is all about just one word, the Greek word doulos. I don’t want to get into an argument about which is the best translation, but there is an important point to be made here.

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A marked man

Christianity

I was reflecting more on my previous post Mirror, mirror – I’m sorry, I can’t resist puns! I was thinking about how our images change as we grow and age. We tend to adopt fashions which are the fashion of our generation. Though that fashion might change as years pass, there is a continuing theme through our lives, and quite often we can guess a person’s age by the style of clothes or hair.

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Mirror, mirror

Christianity

What do you see when you look in the mirror?
Do you see somebody you like?
Do you see wrinkles, make-up?
Fancy clothes?
Nice hair, tousled hair, no hair?

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Look at it this way

Christianity

I remember coming up with a different way of doing something at work. An older colleague shouted out to everyone, “There you are. If you want to find the easiest way of doing something, always ask the laziest guy you can find!”

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One book to rule them all

Books

“As of today, [Google] estimate that there are 129,864,880 different books in the world.”
(See report here)

And out of all them, only the Bible gives you wings.

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