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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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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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Bridging the Two Realms

Of all the pernicious teachings I confront so often is the foul doctrine of false unity. The preacher thrusts his finger in the air and with grave assertion says, “Until the church unifies on the gospel truth, the world will … Continue reading

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Faith, Religion and Life

Faith is the soul’s response to a touch from God. Religion is the implementation of what faith demands. Our religion is called Radix Fidem. You’ll search in vain in our documents or on this blog for any kind of prescribed … Continue reading

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Take the Provision

Radix Fidem is not exclusive. It’s not necessary to walk in our teaching to serve God and harvest His shalom. We need to be careful to remember that there are a great many heart-led folks of faith out there who … Continue reading

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Christ in Effect

I’m sure you’ve met them: Influential believers who somehow never seemed to experience the miraculous power of God’s grace. They don’t witness to that power. Instead, all their pronouncements about various human ills are loaded with all kinds of sagacious … Continue reading

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Contextual Loose Ends for Radix Fidem

Is this Radix Fidem thing for real? Is it real to you? Can a heart-led faith in Christ become both a distinguishing characteristic, and the basis for coming together as a community of faith? There are at least a handful … Continue reading

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