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Author Archives: Ed Hurst
Some of our biggest challenges arise from overcoming bad conditioning. Our society has an obsession with “saving time” — by which is implied not wasting something that is precious and hard to get. There are a whole raft of assumptions … Continue reading
Not sure what’s going on with the static server but if you are using the email address at soulkiln.org, I can’t get the emails. Please notice that the problem is not with mail delivery on the blog address (soulkiln.blog). The … Continue reading
You cannot know Christ without your heart. It may well be you are His, bought with a price, but you cannot truly know Him without a mystical encounter through your heart-mind. It’s not a question of sentiment, though it will … Continue reading
This tends to be a sticky issue because too many people take themselves too seriously. As a consequence, they take their positions on things too seriously, and get mightily offended if your position is different. I’ve had considerable experience working … Continue reading
Judge Not 7:1-6 Jesus cites another Talmudic teaching. Matthew uses a neutral Greek word for “judge” (krino) — it’s meaning is entirely contextual. Thus, Jesus puts that teaching into a clear context regarding the hypocrisy so common to Scribes and … Continue reading
Churches that emphasize changing the world are little more than political institutions. Such churches have chosen to participate in God’s cattle-herding of those oblivious to His will. This has nothing to do with whether they might actually be the sheep … Continue reading