Tag: brad jersak

We ARE the tabernacle of God.

In the last post I talked about how we are the tabernacle of God.  The symbolism of the tabernacle and how it relates to us is quite astonishing, really.  Of course you have to get past the legal categories, the good-bad filter and the desperate need for a literal understanding of the Bible.  Are you…

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Why a Stumbling Block?

1 Cor 1:23 but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and folly to Gentiles (ESV) Why do you suppose Paul calls Jesus on a cross a stumbling block and folly?  In religious circles, of human effort and fallen Adam wisdom, it is often explained as “His morality is impossible for us to live…

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Where are my demons!?!?

“The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, the education, the money, than circumstances, than failure, than successes, than what other people think or say or do. It is more important than appearance, giftedness or…

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Awakening

Our goodness or badness doesn’t determine our destiny. Our surrender to our divine nature as children of God determines our reality. Our destiny is not a destination and is not a future location but it is a revelation of God’s eternal plan. Fancy deep thinker words but let me be less obtuse. We are God’s…

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Why the cross? – part four

When I was a kid in elementary school nobody talked about ADD or ADHD.  If there was another kid in your class that was disruptive all the time, people would call him hyper.  “Wow that kid is really hyper.”  Of course labels suck and wrong diagnosis is tragic.  Still you have an appreciation for the…

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Salted with Fire

Mark 9:47-48 If your eye causes you to stumble, cast it out. It is better for you to enter into the Kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the Gehenna of fire, ‘where their worm doesn’t die, and the fire is not quenched.’ (WEB) What do you…

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