Old Testament · Ten Commandments

Oppression or Freedom from the 10 Commandments?

Many people believe that God and Scripture are both oppressive, enslaving people who follow the ways of God, holding people down and back. God, or “religion,” is trying to run our lives, and therefore ruin our lives. One example that people give is in the 10 Commandments. The commands are seen as tyrannical rules by… Continue reading Oppression or Freedom from the 10 Commandments?

Charity · Jesus · Justice · Ten Commandments

A Blend of Justice and Love

I have been writing on some ideas of justice over the last year. Those who would disagree with me would be quick to jump to talk about things I have not touched on. What I would like to do is share a list of past articles in a specific order so we can more fully… Continue reading A Blend of Justice and Love

Cursing · God · God's Name · Ten Commandments

Christian, Rethink Saying “OMG”

There are things that we said as children which our parents told us not to, so therefore we didn’t. Whether it be a threat of soap in the mouth (that wasn’t considered an issue decades ago) or some other form of punishment, there were certain words that were taboo. As  we became older we may… Continue reading Christian, Rethink Saying “OMG”

Justice · Non-Aggression Principle · Philosophy · Ten Commandments

The 10 Commandments and Justice

I’ve written several articles in relation to justice. It is one of the ideas that we currently fight over the most in our society. At the same time we can’t even agree on a basic definition of justice. This is one of the many ideas which has divided us today. I have defined justice as… Continue reading The 10 Commandments and Justice

Books · Law · Obedience · Ten Commandments

Learning the 10 Commandments Again

There is much discussion on where the Ten Commandments fall into place within our society. Part of my contention is not the issue of society itself being the problem, but Christians themselves. Not only have we forgotten the Ten Commandments, we do not know how to properly understand them. All I want to do in… Continue reading Learning the 10 Commandments Again