The Conservatives’ Creed: Eight Lovely Christian Notions the World Hates (Part One)

Such words as “Religion”, “rites”, “ritual”, “revenge” to name a few. I feel these words – and more like them – are they which should not be comfortably descriptive of the Christian. They come with their unrefined notions and unwanted baggage. Anyway, permit me to rephrase your latter verses in this first chapter as the Conservatives' Creed: Eight Lovely Christian Notions the World Hates.

FAITH BRINGS LIFE

But, James, before you say what faith is, you say we should rejoice when our faith is tested and tried in trial. Do you mean persecution? Do you mean rejection, the rejection because of faith? Do you mean the dejection by reason of faith in a faithless world? Do you mean the challenge of faith to fate? Or the challenge of faith by doubt and sceptics? Well if you do; Okay.

The Need for Identity in the Course of Christianity

Even though the message is greater than the messenger – but not the sender, who is GOD – identifying the messenger grants a subtle validation to the message. For example, the guiltless can’t speak of guilt in good faith just as the atheist cannot say that “GOD is good” and remain as they are.

The Virtues and Vices of Polygamy

Another point is that with polygamy comes the need to constantly judge – not just character but the array of choices. You'll need to know good and evil, good from evil and it goes on and on. Every contact has two sides…you need to decide on which is which. That’s the true conflict and it’s all happening inside you, first.

THE CONFLICT OF BEING LIKE THE MESSIAH

BOND 275 Dear Oyin, I'm writing this for myself but also for those like me – like you, sometimes. Like all of us who – like us – are plagued with the misery of crying out so beautifully. Whose bleeding hearts are art. People applaud at our pain and at how well crafted our minds … Continue reading THE CONFLICT OF BEING LIKE THE MESSIAH