Tag Archives: Religion

Some random topics to think about these few weeks

Probably due to my living condition (staying alone), I can allocate time to think about various things in church, society and family. This thing, if done in moderation, is a good thing as long as you do not try to … Continue reading

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World Cup, competition and perfection

(Satan said) For God knows that when you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil (Genesis 3: 5) (Jesus said) Be perfect, just like your heavenly Father is perfect (Matthew … Continue reading

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Tithing is another name of religious usury

At the end of every three years, bring all the tithes of that year’s produce and store it in your towns, so that the Levites, who have no allotment or inheritance of their own, and the aliens, the fatherless and … Continue reading

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Gift economy vs market economy

And proclaim as you go, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is at hand’, heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, cast out demons. You received without paying so give without pay (Matthew 10: 7-8) Now the full number of … Continue reading

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Some thoughts about death and purpose of life

My maternal grandmother just recently passed away after Christmas. This is my first experience of witnessing the process of someone dying. Obviously, previously I have lost several acquaintances (my high school and university friends and pastor), relatives (my paternal grandmother). … Continue reading

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