Tag Archives: human suffering

Teachings of Jesus — Mark 12:41-44

There’s a very obvious meaning to this brief incident, but the story is far richer with the proper context. For once I’m going to link to an outside source with more details than I have room to share here. Please … Continue reading

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No Protests of Censorship

Perhaps you are aware of the brouhaha over several popular commentators having their Internet publishing outlets shut down. Facebook had been interfering with free access and free speech for several years, along with YouTube and Twitter. Even WordPress has joined … Continue reading

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Bonfire Visions

I’m struggling. Where do I find the words for this, when it drives me so very hard and I cannot be silent? The urgency itself is beyond words. Does it strike you as odd that something granting us such limitless … Continue reading

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Otherworldly Mission

This life — this prison of fallen existence — is not precious. It’s consumable, disposable. What truly matters is the Father’s glory and death is our friend. There is no sting in death because it’s our final victory over our … Continue reading

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Didn’t Deserve to Die

“Just tell me this, man: Why does my mother have to get sick and die? She was a good person; she doesn’t deserve to die!” This is often leveled as an accusation. While it pretends to attack God, it’s really … Continue reading

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A Shift in Values

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

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Unchained Vision, Part 2

If you can grasp the mystical image of reality to any degree, then it should be less of a struggle to handle what follows. You are the only person on this earth who can know in fullness God’s calling on … Continue reading

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