Help me in my unbelief. That is what the man cried out when he wanted his son healed. Here is a bit from that passage: Mark 9:22 And it has often cast him into fire and into water, to destroy him. But if you can do anything, have compassion on us and help us.” 23 … Continue reading The truth will set you free
Elijah and the wrong spirit
In the last two posts I've talked about perspective and how I think we should approach the "shadows" of things to come: Col 2: 17 These are a shadow of the things to come, but the substance belongs to Christ (ESV) Even the image of God, as portrayed in the Old Testament stories, is a shadow … Continue reading Elijah and the wrong spirit
Abram and Sarai Petals
In the last post, "Zuzu's Petals," I used a familiar story to talk about how perspective is so important. When we see something or experience something we have an opinion, always. It is highly probable that what we think we know is only part of the story. Our minds will fill in the blanks based … Continue reading Abram and Sarai Petals
Storing up wrath!
John 3:36The Message (MSG) 34-36 “The One that God sent speaks God’s words. And don’t think he rations out the Spirit in bits and pieces. The Father loves the Son extravagantly. He turned everything over to him so he could give it away—a lavish distribution of gifts. That is why whoever accepts and trusts the Son … Continue reading Storing up wrath!
We need more wrath?
Did I get your attention with that provocative title? Sometimes I wonder how much we have actually missed the truth of God because of our fallen nature and insistence on human wisdom. Of course I don't have it all figured out yet either. I look forward to every day with the anticipation of seeing a … Continue reading We need more wrath?