Category Archives: Theology

Theology is the study of the character and attributes of God. Posts and pages under this category deal, in part or in whole, theology.

Theodicy Class Announcement

Beginning Wednesday, January 29th Sammamish Hills Lutheran Church will be sponsoring a series of classes led by Pr. John LaMunyon that will deal with the the existence of evil in the presence of a good and gracious God.  As our … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Two Sons (Matt 21:28-32)

What do you think? There was a man who had two sons. He went to the first and said, ‘Son, go and work today in the vineyard.’ “‘I will not,’ he answered, but later changed his mind and went. “then … Continue reading

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The Bread of Life Discourse (John 6:25-71)

Much has been written about the so-called “Bread of Life Discourse”, the verses in John:6:25-71. Many of the writings I’ve surveyed seek to draw from this text a theology of the Eucharist. But, while Jesus’ sayings certainly apply, the Eucharist is … Continue reading

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Genesis 3:16 – Does the Husband Rule His Wife?

Here’s the NRS version of Genesis 3:16 To the woman he said, “I will greatly increase your pangs in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children, yet your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over … Continue reading

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