Tag Archives: epistemology

Pastoral Psychology and the Heart 05

If you filled your memory with the knowledge about God, you would still not know Him. If you explored the entire universe and could analyze every detail, and all cause and effect, you would still not know reality. If you … Continue reading

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On Variable Reality

The actual truth cannot be put into words; we can only present it as parable. Your heart can discern things the mind cannot, and an active heart-centered focus will protect your mind from it’s own inherent weaknesses. This is why … Continue reading

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Faith Is Faith

Let’s clarify something: What we here at Kiln of the Soul call “heart-led” is synonymous with genuine faith. The problem is that most Christians use the word “faith” with a different meaning, different from what we mean and different from … Continue reading

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Can I Interest You in a Metaphorical Shovel?

You can’t call it an ambition, but I strive to one end in this life: I want to be translated into Heaven like Enoch and Elijah. Getting there requires using everything God has granted us in this world to be … Continue reading

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Church Is Not an Open Square

The church was meant to be a private family gathering. It was modeled on the synagogue; the public could attend, but the proceedings were aimed at the family members. The focus was to improve family life and strengthen the covenant. … Continue reading

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A Distinctly Christian Philosophy

I’ve rattled my cage long and often on subject of epistemology. The Ancient Hebrew mystical approach is not simply another one on the menu of options; it is the approach God cultivated in the minds of those who knew Him … Continue reading

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Stones of Conviction

There is no magic formula. In your everyday life, you experience all kinds of influences pushing you in different directions. Some are internal, some are merely internalized, and many are external. If all you have is sensory data and reason, … Continue reading

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