Did you ever wonder why Jesus was always picking a fight with religion?

Yes yes and yes!

Jim Palmer


Religion invented the premise that in our natural state we are all separated from God. First, let me appeal to your logic. Every human being is created in the image of God. We are further told in scripture that in God we have our being. In other words, God’s being is the source of your being. God cannot be separated from “himself.” If it were possible for you to be or live in “separation from God” you either wouldn’t be here at all or it would make you God. In this sense, religion created a problem and constructed an entire institution to solve a problem that never existed.

What or who is God, anyway? The Bible says things like, God is spirit, and God is love. You might say that God is the underlying, fundamental, unnamed and all-encompassing reality in and through all…

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