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Divine Expectations

This is Christian Mysticism. There is a very strong reason I play loosey-goosey with theology: Your brain cannot contain divine truth. God does not work in the brain in that sense; He works only in the heart. You convictions, written … Continue reading

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Try to Imagine

Typical is not necessarily normal. A critical element of heart-led faith, of walking by conviction, is that we are granted a stronger and more conscious connection to our own bodies. That’s a clear element in being more firmly connected to … Continue reading

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Short and Sweet

It’s not about making coverts; that is something God alone controls. Rather, we live shalom so that no human has any excuse when they stand before God without Christ. This is our goal: We demonstrate the revelation of a merciful … Continue reading

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The Identity of Escape

We live under the Curse of the Fall. For all our efforts, there is absolutely nothing we can do from here to get out, except to die. Meanwhile, we live with the misery of having no purpose, and most people … Continue reading

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Understanding Spiritual Gifts 05

4. For Building Up the Body Several times in 1 Corinthians 12 Paul stresses that the purpose of spiritual gifts is to bless the whole community of faith as a single body. In Ephesians 4, the chapter begins with an … Continue reading

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The Best This Life Has to Offer

The will of God is its own reward. We can call it all kinds of things — Biblical Law, the character of Christ, the Word of the Lord — but the will of God for you is, in the most … Continue reading

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Dragging in the Dead Rat

The world is worldly. Shocking, isn’t it? The mass of people in this world will approach life from a worldly viewpoint, and do worldly things. Even when they claim a spiritual element in their lives, it’s just an element. It’s … Continue reading

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