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Biblical correctness


Tuesday, January 2, 2018

A comment on a letter in the Reflector on Dec. 26: In her letter, the author refers to Richard Rohr, a cultist who has renounced his Catholic faith and virtually all other Christian denominations in teaching the "dark side of Monotheism."

It is obvious from Rohr's writings that he refers to Christianity because Rohr doesn’t believe that Christ's death on the cross, Mark 8:34, Matt. 6:24 and Luke 9:23-27, was necessary for redemption. He also doesn't believe in God's condemnation of homosexuality, Lev. 18:22, 20;30, Rom. 26-27 and 1 Cor. 6:9.

Monotheism is a general term used to refer to those who believe in one God, rather than a multiplicity of deities. Even fence-post worshippers would fall into this category.

The Bible, on the other hand, teaches that we should "have no other Gods before us" but the God of the Bible, Ex. 20:3 and Deut. 5:7. It is this God who is the "father" of Christ who brings redemption through his death upon the cross.

This and all other things are taught to us by God the "father," Christ, his son, and also the Holy Spirit as spoken through the apostles, are "good for reproof and righteousness, that man be equipped for every good work."

Another correction I believe is in order. The writer refers to God as a she. That misnomer has been floating around by those who want to inject the political correctness madness into our society. The fact is that God is a male entity and is always referred to as "father" or "the father" in the New Testament, all the way from Matt. 5:16 to Rev. 3:21. It would do well to not forsake Biblical teachings for the teachings of men.

Robert Kenneth



Humans of Greenville


Local photographer Joe Pellegrino explores Greenville to create a photographic census of its people.


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For someone to support this president after everything he has said and done must require a boatload of cognitive dissonance and is truly a Faustian bargain.

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