In Matthew 25:31-46, sheep and goats are judged on the basis of their own actions and not on their beliefs about their standing as justified before God based on the actions of another. Beliefs only get any of us so far. Action is the name of the game.
Nonetheless when Paul urges the Philippians to, “...work out your salvation with fear and trembling," he suggests the interplay of belief and action.
This blog is a work in process, so not only are there unfinished thoughts scattered here and there, but there are also posts written years ago espousing views I no longer hold. So this can be considered a sort of systematic theology. It's an index of my most concrete ruminations available.
Advice for those college-bound
Fencing the table
Examining ourselves before participation in the Eucharist
What it's all about
Regarding the national day of prayer
On Catholic tradition
The much debated Romans 13:1-7 - here, here, and here.
Catholic and Protestant co-existence
The Freedom of God
To be continued...