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A Different World

Imagine it: A community of folks living on some rural land. Nothing kinky, just sharing some space and working the land in harmony with nature, and maybe some folks working in other places. They educate their own children, worship together … Continue reading

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Clarifying “I Need More”

Ref: I Need More — I suppose sleeping on it gives me more time to process and reduce the initial excitement. This is another one of those points when some of you are likely to have had enough and move … Continue reading

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God’s Law Is Different 6

Throughout this series, I haven’t delved into the full details of anything. Instead, I’ve sought to mark out paths for your exploration. As always, I have full confidence that God can speak to your heart and guide your life where … Continue reading

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God’s Law Is Different 4

The nature of God’s Law presumes more than a covenant, but a covenant community. Right away we are up against a problem: For Americans in particular, it is exceedingly difficult to find human fellowship in the heart-led way. We have … Continue reading

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The Power of Not Caring

Very few people in this world have what it takes to stand alone — this, despite a cultural mythology admiring and promoting it. Indeed, such stand-alone individuals are usually broken in some way. It’s not the norm. The Bible assumes … Continue reading

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Sermon on the Mount 5

Matthew 5:27-32 — Marriage and Divorce We have to understand how the Covenant confirmed an awful lot of custom in the Ancient Near East (ANE), yet radically changed a few items. One of those was in the area of marriage. … Continue reading

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Status Report and Parable

We know everything, but we aren’t fully conscious of all of it yet. That’s how it works when you discover the heart-led way. You realize that your convictions have all the answers to every question you’ll ever confront, but there … Continue reading

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