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Dec 16, 2020

Inner discomfort doesn't feel like peace. Is God just making our lives difficult? Hildy felt it; we feel it. What role might it play in a pursuit of truth?


Why would unitarian Christians bow down to one who isn't God? And what is the deal with all that bowing to humans in the Bible?



  • Matthew 28:18 - God gave Jesus authority.
  • Revelation 5:12 - Jesus received power (and wealth, wisdom, etc.).
  • Daniel 7:14 - The ancient of days gives the son of Man dominion.
  • Acts 2:36 - God made him Lord.
  • Acts 1:9 - Jesus ascended to heaven.
  • Mark 16:19 - Sat down at God’s right hand.
  • Luke 2:26 - Jesus is the Lord’s anointed, the Lord's Messiah.
  • 2 Samual 14:4 - Example of people who fell before king David and paid homage.
  • 1 Samual 16:13 - Spirit of God was upon David.
  • 1 Samuel 16:23 - David played the lyre (kinnor).
  • 2 Samuel 7:12 - The promise of an offspring from David’s body.
  • Jeremiah 30:21 - Jesus came from among his brethren.
  • Romans 5:12-21 - Jesus was the man who obeyed, making many righteous.
  • Revelation 5:9-10 - Jesus was worthy because he was slain, ransoming people for God.
  • Jeremiah 30:9 - Serve God and David, that is, the future “David” according to the promise of a descendant.
  • 1 Timothy 2:5 - The mediator is the man, Jesus.
  • Hebrews 2:17 - Jesus became a high priest.
  • Acts 3:13 - Jesus was a servant of God.
  • 1 Chronicles 29:20 - The people worshiped God and the king.
  • 1 Corinthians 15:42-49 - Jesus was raised immortal.
  • Philippians 2:9 - Jesus exalted and set over creation and we are to kneel to him.
  • 1 Samuel 24:6 - David understood the role of his lord, king Saul. He would not harm Saul, the Lord’s anointed.
  • John 1:48 - Nathanael uses two titles for the Messiah: Son of God and King of Israel.
  • Philippians 4:7 - The peace of God which surpasses all understanding.
  • Matthew 6:5-6 - Pray not like the Pharisees, but in your inner room.
  • 1 John 3:19-21 - Our hearts at rest, not condemning us.
  • Luke 18:13 - The sinner cried out, “God, be merciful to me, a sinner.”
  • Philippians 3:8 - Paul counts all things as dung.


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