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Not Trying To Be Ugly

He’s not trying to be ugly to anybody. He just doesn’t know Jesus yet.

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This is a comment from Moore’s grandmother to Moore when he commented about a tattoo on the arm of someone visiting their church when Moore was a kid.

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A Gloomy View of Culture

A gloomy view of culture leads to meanness. If we believe we are on the losing side of history, we slide into the rage of those who know their time is short.

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The Next Augustine

The next Augustine of Hippo might be a sexually promiscuous cult member right now, just like, come to think of it, the first Augustine of Hippo was.

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And Justice for All

Paul appealed to the laws of the regime in which he lived, in order to work for justice, justice that would benefit not just him but those who could come behind him.

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Civil Religion

In the fullness of time, a spiritually-empowered Caesar will decide that gospel preaching shouldn’t happen, if it disturbs the commerce of the silversmiths of Artemis (Acts 19:21–41), and it always does.

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Church State Separation

Church/state separation means that the church does not bear Caesar’s sword in enforcing the gospel, and that Caesar’s sword is not to be wielded against the free consciences of persons made in the image of God.

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Power of the Kingdom

A religion that needs state power to enforce obedience to its beliefs is a religion that has lost confidence in the power of its Deity.

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