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A reading of Beliefs of the Heart weekly article, followed by a reflection: the reason behind the article, comments from readers, or other versions that were edited out. Live comments by author Sam Williamson. You can find more of Sam's writing at: https://beliefsoftheheart.com/ Special thanks to Keith Medley for his FANTASTIC 27 string guitar background song, Ancestors. You can find more of Keith's music at: http://www.keithmedleymusic.com/

Beliefs of the Heart: Reflections Sam Williamson

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A reading of Beliefs of the Heart weekly article, followed by a reflection: the reason behind the article, comments from readers, or other versions that were edited out. Live comments by author Sam Williamson. You can find more of Sam's writing at: https://beliefsoftheheart.com/ Special thanks to Keith Medley for his FANTASTIC 27 string guitar background song, Ancestors. You can find more of Keith's music at: http://www.keithmedleymusic.com/

    Controlling God

    Controlling God

    Three years ago, I dedicated the year to meditating on thinking of Jesus as LORD. Not just savior, not just friend, not just confidante, not as rabbi. But mild Jesus, JESUS AS LORD. And these are my thoughts.

    A reading and commentary on this article: 
    https://beliefsoftheheart.com/2022/02/16/controlling-the-remote/ by Sam Williamson.And very special thanks to Keith Medley for his FANTASTIC 27 string guitar background song, Ancestors. You can find more of Keith's music at: http://www.keithmedleymusic.com/
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    When Helping God Is Lethal

    When Helping God Is Lethal

    We so often work directly against God in our greatest attempts to help Him. And our efforts wreak havoc in our lives and in the lives of our families and friends. What are we to do?

    A reading and commentary on this article: 
    https://beliefsoftheheart.com/2022/02/09/when-helping-god-is-lethal/by Sam Williamson.And very special thanks to Keith Medley for his FANTASTIC 27 string guitar background song, Ancestors. You can find more of Keith's music at: http://www.keithmedleymusic.com/
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    I Was Mortified

    I Was Mortified

    Oh My Goodness! I've been mortified, humiliated, and embarrassed many times in my life (and some of you know those other times), but this was a double mortification: what it said TO me and what it said ABOUT me. Join me in rehashing my mortification.

    A reading and commentary on this article: 
    https://beliefsoftheheart.com/2022/02/02/i-was-mortified/by Sam Williamson.And very special thanks to Keith Medley for his FANTASTIC 27 string guitar background song, Ancestors. You can find more of Keith's music at: http://www.keithmedleymusic.com/
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    The Measure of Our Lives

    The Measure of Our Lives

    A friend's dissatisfaction with "I only have 6 million dollars to my name" led me to think more about how the world creeps into how we measure our lives.

    A reading and commentary on this article: 
    https://beliefsoftheheart.com/2022/01/19/the-measure-of-our-lives/by Sam Williamson.And very special thanks to Keith Medley for his FANTASTIC 27 string guitar background song, Ancestors. You can find more of Keith's music at: http://www.keithmedleymusic.com/


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    • 14 min
    Imagine There's No Heaven

    Imagine There's No Heaven

    Lennon's haunting, beautiful, whimsical song has always fascinated me and frustrated me. It's delightful music sucks me into a vortex of lies and death. It is really a deadly song.

    A reading and commentary on this article: 
    https://beliefsoftheheart.com/2021/12/08/imagine-theres-no-heaven/  by Sam Williamson.And very special thanks to Keith Medley for his FANTASTIC 27 string guitar background song, Ancestors. You can find more of Keith's music at: http://www.keithmedleymusic.com/
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    • 12 min
    When Salvation Isn't Enough

    When Salvation Isn't Enough

    I once observed a man--A Christian man!--desperately trying to gain approval from work colleagues, and it got me thinking about the breadth of God's salvation. Is there a heaven, a kind of heaven, that God wants for us today?

    A reading and commentary on this article: https://beliefsoftheheart.com/2021/11/03/when-salvation-isnt-enough/  by Sam Williamson.

    And very special thanks to Keith Medley for his FANTASTIC 27 string guitar background song, Ancestors. You can find more of Keith's music at: http://www.keithmedleymusic.com/
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