Category: a new way of seeing

Godly Judgment

In a number of posts now I have talked about how God is all about relationship.  In “Spoons and Steaks” and “More steak please” we saw how the law is not a means for justification because the law is the wrong tool and justification is relational not behavioral.  Simply said the law is the wrong utensil…

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Godly Justice

God’s justice is not fair.  It really isn’t. Now that I have your attention…Let’s see if we can “see” justice differently.  What does Godly Justice look like? Did you know that my problem is God’s problem.  My issues are God’s issues.  My sinning is God’s opportunity. Rom 5:8 but God shows his love for us in…

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Mediation with a purpose

In the last few posts I’ve hopefully revealed a mediator or advocate or intercessor in a new light.  In Mandatory Mediation I tried to show how the Holy Spirit is interceding for us in prayer.  In Mediation from Above I hope you see how much God is really for you and in no way is…

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THE six step program

I have asked myself before and people have asked me this question: “If all this is true why do I still have XYZ in my life?” XYZ = pain, suffering, broken relationships, hurts, hang-ups, addiction, pride, hopelessness, guilt, shame, anger, strife, division or whatever else is your “thorn.” (Check out Infamous Thorn) I’m going to…

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“Ti emoi kai soi?”

2Co 1:19 For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, whom we proclaimed among you, Silvanus and Timothy and I, was not Yes and No, but in him it is always Yes. 20 For all the promises of God find their Yes in him. That is why it is through him that we utter our Amen to…

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There He is, right there

1 Corinthians 1:7 That you are not [consciously] falling behind or lacking in any special spiritual endowment or Christian grace [the reception of which is due to the power of divine grace operating in your souls by the Holy Spirit], while you wait and watch [constantly living in hope] for the coming of our Lord Jesus…

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Sojourn Supplants Stoics

This is the third of a “series” about seeking an appointment with Jesus today.  We have looked at two words that have been historically associated with a second coming.  I contend that these words and concepts were intended for now, in our walk now, not for some future by and by.  Religion has pushed the power…

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I don’t see what you see

Note:  This has been the most popular post ever.  It has at least 10 times more views than any other post.  I am curious how you got here and why.  Leave a comment if you are so compelled.  Also check out more recent posts here. Dan Mohler has this amazing testimony about his wife and…

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Eureka!

Isaac was standing under the apple tree when an apple fell on his head.  He declared, Eureka!  He had discovered gravity.  Well, that is how the story goes.  I bet there was more to it than just a bump on the head. When we get a deeper revelation of Jesus it is the same thing.…

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Flesh and Spirit: part 1

Flesh and Spirit.  When you see those words together do you have a reaction?  Religion uses these terms to manipulate and terrorize people into obedient submission.  Pastors use the “you better not be living in the flesh” threat to keep people behaving (at least on the outside).  In this journey of “gifts” (check out this post)…

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