Tag: baptism

Happy Birthday, 2 Years Old!

This month Alancetotheheart is two years old.  Wow what a journey it has been.  342 posts later I can say much has changed and much has stayed the same.  That sounds pretty cliché I know but let me see if I can explain. When I started writing I felt like the “great defender of God’s…

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Dunatos Baptisma

Catchy title, don’t you think?  Powerful baptism… In “Light and Darkness” I tried to “reveal” that the light as in “Jesus is the light of the world” is a revelation of the heart of our Father in Heaven.  And on top of that, Jesus “sheds light” on all the lies of the darkness and brings truth…

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Intimate Embrace

What can you say about the infinite goodness of God?  Really, what can possibly be put into words that will even measure on the scale of God’s amazing love and grace and mercy?  Every good moment, every good expression, radiant glory pouring out on all the cosmos, the very energia of existence found in the…

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Tragic flaws uprooted

In this series we have looked at the “root” of sin.  The Greek word translated as “sin” is hamartia and has a rich history in the literary community.  The poets used the hamartia or “tragic flaw” to illicit an emotional response.  It is when the great hero like Oedipus kills his father and doesn’t know…

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Water and Spirit

Jesus said this to a religious leader named Nicodemus: Jn 3:3 Jesus answered him, “ Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.” (ESVST) There have been so many theories that lead to doctrines that contribute to theologies based on this passage. It is really…

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Water and Fire

I have really enjoyed this series we are in.  If you haven’t been following you might want to check out at least the first post here.  In Romans 5 Paul talks about how the free gift of Jesus is so much greater than the fall of Adam.  When you look at the original language you…

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