Beliefs of the Heart: Reflections

Beliefs of the Heart: Reflections

A reading of Beliefs of the Heart weekly article, followed by a reflection: the reason behind the article, comments from readers, or other versions that were edited out. Live comments by author Sam Williamson. You can find more of Sam's writing at: https://beliefsoftheheart.com/ Special thanks to Keith Medley for his FANTASTIC 27 string guitar background song, Ancestors. You can find more of Keith's music at: http://www.keithmedleymusic.com/

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July 27, 2021 14 min

I am ashamed to admit my participation in a kind of humanistic viewing of evangelism prospects. We called it "Selective Evangelism, and this is my story.

https://beliefsoftheheart.com/2021/03/17/enlightened-supernatural-light-switches/  by Sam Williamson. 

And very special thanks to Keith Medley for his FANTASTIC 27 string guitar background song, Ancestors. You can find more of Keith's music at: http://www.keithmedleymusic.co...

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Too many people try to "save" Christianity by choosing to ignore core elements. One modern "salvation" attempt is to eliminate the supernatural. How important is the supernatural to Christianity? To you?

https://beliefsoftheheart.com/2021/03/17/enlightened-supernatural-light-switches/  by Sam Williamson. 

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July 6, 2021 13 min

The world gives us false answers to our problems. Initially, they sound good and God's answer seem week. But in the long run, the answers of the world are counterfeit spirituality, even when preached from the pulpit. 

Adapted from this article:   https://beliefsoftheheart.com/2021/06/09/counterfeit-spirituality/  by Sam Williamson. 

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June 24, 2021 12 min

The world tells us to cling to something inside us for significance; God says there is a better way.

Adapted from this article:   https://beliefsoftheheart.com/2021/04/07/why-cant-we-admit-hidden-evils/  by Sam Williamson. 

And very special thanks to Keith Medley for his FANTASTIC 27 string guitar background song, Ancestors. You can find more of Keith's music at: http://www.keithmedleymusic.com/

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June 12, 2021 17 min

The spiritual necessity of fearing God; and why doesn't our culture like this?

Adapted from this article:https://beliefsoftheheart.com/2021/04/21/fearing-good/  by Sam Williamson. 

And very special thanks to Keith Medley for his FANTASTIC 27 string guitar background song, Ancestors. You can find more of Keith's music at: http://www.keithmedleymusic.com/

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June 8, 2021 13 min

God is always speaking, and one of the ways he speaks most powerfully is in His silence. Learn to recognize this amazing and comforting voice of deeds.

Adapted from this article: https://beliefsoftheheart.com/2021/04/29/when-god-seems-silent/ by Sam Williamson. 

And very special thanks to Keith Medley for his FANTASTIC 27 string guitar background song, Ancestors. You can find more of Keith's music at: http://www.keithmedleymusic....

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Why do we all long so deeply to be a hero, to be seen, to be noticed? What is the longing beneath the longing?  Adapted from this article: https://beliefsoftheheart.com/2021/05/05/my-first-parachute-jump-and-my-last/ by Sam Williamson, and very special thanks to Keith Medley for his FANTASTIC 27 string guitar background song, Ancestors. You can find more of Keith's music at: http://www.keithmedleymusic.com/

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June 2, 2021 14 min

When we let our biases cloud the science. Adapted from this article: https://beliefsoftheheart.com/2021/05/12/political-popular-science/  by Sam Williamson.  Why do we believe what we do? It is always the hard science? Does anyone really reject science? Or do we choose the science we believe. Remember: flat earthers believe in science, they just mistrust many of the scientists.

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May 29, 2021 10 min

When Christian heroic counsel created villainy.  Adapted from this article: https://beliefsoftheheart.com/2021/05/26/hunting-heroes/ by Sam Williamson, and very special thanks to Keith Medley for his FANTASTIC 27 string guitar background song, Ancestors. You can find more of Keith's music at: http://www.keithmedleymusic.com/

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May 27, 2021 9 min

When a friendship sours, what is God up to? Adapted with reflections from this article: https://beliefsoftheheart.com/2021/05/19/bullied-by-a-boss/, by Sam Williamson, and very special thanks to Keith Medley for his FANTASTIC 27 string guitar background song, Ancestors. You can find more of Keith's music at: http://www.keithmedleymusic.com/

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