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Praying According to How God Hears

As heart-led followers of Christ, we spend the bulk of our lives focused on training the brain to obey the heart. A critical element in this is learning to accept the Lord’s testimony of who and what we are in … Continue reading

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Tools of Divine Glory

My fitness plan isn’t about extending life, but extending self utility. We agree under our covenant to an otherworldly orientation. This life isn’t precious, but it’s subject to divine revelation for the sake of our Creator’s glory. Once His glory … Continue reading

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Breaking It Down into Small Bites

You don’t have to pay attention to anything I write here, since all I’m asking folks to do is pray. I’m not planning any particular course of action for myself, nor am I asking anyone else to take action. But … Continue reading

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Imprecatory Ride

During times of tribulation is when you see the most miracles. Let’s review. When Christ rose from the grave, He merged law and faith into a single Covenant in His blood. Of course, we know that law still works for … Continue reading

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Catch the Moment

Today was my heavy workout in the park. During the course of my efforts, storm clouds rolled in from the north. I didn’t have access to radar imagery so I could only guess. I decided to stay the course and … Continue reading

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Sermon the Mount 11

Model Prayer 6:9-15 So what would your private prayer sound like? On the one hand, memorizing this passage as some kind of sacred liturgy is a huge mistake. Nothing here suggests it, much less commands it. Rather, Matthew chose Greek … Continue reading

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Sermon on the Mount 10

Ritual Prayers 6:5-8 This continues thoughts from the previous lesson. Worship is not for putting on a show. If making an offering to garner public approval was wrong, so was extravagant ritual prayer. According to Edersheim (a converted Jewish rabbi) … Continue reading

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