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Spiritual Insights Volume 1: God and Creation, by Lee Woofenden

Volume 1 of articles reprinted from Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life is now available in paperback and Kindle formats: This hefty 507 page tome offers a selection of 53 articles organized into three parts: Part 1: Who is God? Part 2:

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Posted in All About God, Books and Literature

Was Adam Anatomically in God’s Image?

God is human in the New Testament God the Father, which is the divine soul, is non-material, and therefore does not have a physical body made out of physical matter as we do. God the Son, which is the divine

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Where is the Garden of Eden?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by the Rev. Fats Montsho: Does Swedenborg in any of his books geographically describe Eden in detail? Thanks for the interesting question, Rev. Montsho! When we hear “Eden”

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Posted in The Bible Re-Viewed

God: Puppetmaster or Manager of the Universe?

Back when Isaac Newton reigned supreme in the world of physics, it was popular among scientists and philosophers to think of the universe as a vast machine grinding along on an inevitable path that could be fully predicted into the

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Are Deaths from Natural Disasters an Unavoidable Side Effect of God’s Creation?

As amazing and beautiful as this physical universe is, it is also filled with almost unimaginable cataclysmic violence—which commonly brings suffering, pain, and death to the living residents of our earth—plant, animal, and human. Why did God create the universe

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The Myth of Ownership: A Thanksgiving Reflection

One of the most powerful and enduring fictions of human society is the idea that we can own things. A large part of our legal, civil, and social system is based on property ownership and the right to possess what

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Posted in All About God, Spiritual Growth

Why Does God Require our Love, Worship, and Praise? Is God Insecure?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named Cat: I am really puzzled by why God would require that Christians must love and worship him. I understand his requirement for us to

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Posted in All About God, The Bible Re-Viewed

Ruler of All Nations

(This article is a lightly edited version of a talk originally delivered on June 8, 2003.) Throughout recorded human history runs the thread of human beings trying to rule and control as much of this earth as we are able.

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God is Love . . . And That Makes All the Difference in the World

God is love. A nice sentiment. It’s the sort of thing those dreamy-eyed Christians say. But it’s not very practical. Or is it? Consider this: God created the universe. Now does the idea that God is love sound a little

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Can God Fail?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named Achilles: I just read in one of your articles that before Jesus – God had sent many priests and prophets in an ATTEMPT to…

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