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EPISODE 152-GIVING TO GET? JESUS IS NOT IMPRESSED

Christianity With An Edge-With Scott E. Rokely

Release Date: 06/29/2019

EPISODE 180-THE TESTING OF GOD show art EPISODE 180-THE TESTING OF GOD

Christianity With An Edge-With Scott E. Rokely

We get upset when God tests us, but this week I remember that Jesus the Christ himself was tested by God before he began his public ministry. This testing is necessary, so listen why it is necessary.

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EPISODE 179-THE FOUR WORLDVIEWS-SPIRIT VS MATTER show art EPISODE 179-THE FOUR WORLDVIEWS-SPIRIT VS MATTER

Christianity With An Edge-With Scott E. Rokely

What is your worldview? Your worldview is critical because it colors everything you look at and it determines what you see and what you can't see. Which worldview do you have? I discuss rationalism, spiritualism, clericalism, and incarnational worldviews, as well as what they all inevitably produce in society. Which worldview is you?

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EPISODE 178-GOD'S GREAT CHRIST PROJECT (YOU'VE NEVER HEARD OF THIS) show art EPISODE 178-GOD'S GREAT CHRIST PROJECT (YOU'VE NEVER HEARD OF THIS)

Christianity With An Edge-With Scott E. Rokely

I explain God's Great Christ Project which you have never heard about, along with: how to forgive your father, what is salvation according to the Buddha, the prevalence of contention in Christianity, and lastly a salvation that transforms people as opposed to simply giving them a ticket to Heaven. 

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EPISODE 177-CENTERING PRAYER (PART 2) show art EPISODE 177-CENTERING PRAYER (PART 2)

Christianity With An Edge-With Scott E. Rokely

I explain how to do Centering Prayer, which I've been doing for about 30 years. This practice has revolutionized my walk with God. I pray that it will help you too.

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EPISODE 176-CENTERING PRAYER AND THE CLOUD OF UNKNOWING (PART 1) show art EPISODE 176-CENTERING PRAYER AND THE CLOUD OF UNKNOWING (PART 1)

Christianity With An Edge-With Scott E. Rokely

St. Augustine and the anonymous author of the classic 14th Century devotional book, "The Cloud of Unknowing" both recommend a type of prayer and intimacy with God which doesn't involve using words or thoughts. Listen as I discuss this revolutionary and life changing way to relate to God.

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EPISODE 175-BUDDHISM VS. CHRISTIANITY? GUESS AGAIN. show art EPISODE 175-BUDDHISM VS. CHRISTIANITY? GUESS AGAIN.

Christianity With An Edge-With Scott E. Rokely

I begin working through the Dhammapada, a Buddhist scripture and compare and contrast it with my faith, which is Christianity. The ethical teachings are almost shockingly identical.

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EPISODE 174-TAKEN ANY PRISONERS LATELY? show art EPISODE 174-TAKEN ANY PRISONERS LATELY?

Christianity With An Edge-With Scott E. Rokely

How exactly do you love God with your mind? Start taking some thoughts prisoner as St. Paul urges us to do. Listen as we talk about how to stop allowing the devil to rent space in your magnificent creation, the human mind.

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EPISODE 173-MORE EPISODE 173-MORE "ZINGERS" FROM THE LIPS OF JESUS.

Christianity With An Edge-With Scott E. Rokely

Are non-resistance, non-attachment, and non-judgment Christian or "Eastern Religion"? Why not go to the ultimate source, Jesus the Christ to get the answer? And what about adversity, what is the point of it all? Listen to some more "zingers" from the lips of Jesus that hardly any Christians take seriously.

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EPISODE 172-KEY TO LIFE= EPISODE 172-KEY TO LIFE="SELF ABANDONMENT TO DIVINE PROVIDENCE"

Christianity With An Edge-With Scott E. Rokely

Why are the New Testament, Father Pierre de Caussade, Eckart Tolle, Buddha, and the Apostle Paul all saying pretty much the same thing? Find out as I discuss the classic Christian book, "Self Abandonment to Divine Providence," and how Eckart Tolle comes clean near the end of his marvelous book "A New Earth." 

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EPISODE 171-LET GO OF THE NEED TO BE NEEDED show art EPISODE 171-LET GO OF THE NEED TO BE NEEDED

Christianity With An Edge-With Scott E. Rokely

Whether it's the GREAT ME, or poor me and my sad story, we run through what the EGO loves and hates, it might surprise you. I end with a cure for your wounded heart.

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