Unbridled Horniness (Most of Song of Solomon) [A Guest Card Talk]

Unbridled Horniness (Most of Song of Solomon) [A Guest Card Talk]

“What the Bible is rather silent on is sexual relationships between two unmarried but committed and consenting people.  Except in Song of Solomon. Here, we have a love story in its many facets.  There is no judgement and no condemnation. And no guarantee of marriage.  And we don’t know what to do with it. And that’s a tragedy.”

“Following God’s commands not being that difficult” (Deuteronomy 30:11-14)

“Following God’s commands not being that difficult” (Deuteronomy 30:11-14)

Perhaps holiness is the hardest thing there is. Not because we don't know how we should or should not act. Or because we need someone to explain right and wrong. Or because we need someone to bring us a set of divine revelations to act like decent human beings. But because we simply make excuses.

Jesus writing something in the sand (probably what type of an asshole you are)- John 8:1-11

Jesus writing something in the sand (probably what type of an asshole you are)- John 8:1-11

While the woman had sinned, the goal of the religious leaders was not in the interest of community holiness, redeeming the woman, healing a broken family, or mending broken relationships. She was a pawn. Jesus knew all this and responded accordingly.

Turning Fine Gold and Silver Jewelry into Gilded Dildos (Ezekiel 16:17) Or the Trouble with Prudish Translations

Turning Fine Gold and Silver Jewelry into Gilded Dildos (Ezekiel 16:17) Or the Trouble with Prudish Translations

Ezekiel (misogynistically) took the metaphor of Jerusalem as an unfaithful wife to the extreme. For Zeke, Jerusalem's dalliances with other nations was like her measuring her lover's dick, taking the gifts her husband gave her, making dildos out of them, and then cumming to that instead of the man in bed with her. 

Miriam Cursed for Being Racist (Numbers 12): On Racism, Prejudice, and Other Things that make you Uncomfortable at Church

Miriam Cursed for Being Racist (Numbers 12):   On Racism, Prejudice, and Other Things that make you Uncomfortable at Church

Because sometimes those annoying, social justice warrior, millennial snowflakes are absolutely correct when they see the injustice of racism in a biblical narrative. Just like they see it in the world.