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What about Jesus?

The “second coming” of Christ is a transformation of human consciousness, a shift from time to presence, from thinking to pure consciousness, not the arrival of some man or woman. If “Christ” were to return tomorrow in some externalized form, what could he or she possibly say to you other than this: “I am the Truth. I am divine presence. I am eternal life. I am within you. I am here. I am Now.”

Tolle, Eckhart. The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment 

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“Pick The Red One” again

In “Pick The Red One” I told you a story about spread sheets and cars and Jesus. Go take a look for yourself. After some comments from readers I want to revisit the story briefly. When Jesus said to pick the red one, there was not a red car on the spread sheet. There were…

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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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Has anybody seen my keys?

Matt 16:18 And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. (ESV) I predict this question will stretch you:  Are you inside or outside the gates? Here is another passage to ponder while you answer the question: Rev…

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Hope deferred or assured?

We all have a fairness meter.  You know the thing that goes off when the villain or the oppressive establishment is in control and you cheer for justice.  Then our hero emerges from the impossible condition and rises in victory to save not only himself but everyone else.  Yay!  Isn’t that the backdrop of the…

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