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Who is Lena?

Chameleon: 1. a type of lizard that can change the color of its skin to look like the colors that are around it 2. a person who often changes his or her beliefs or behavior in order to please others or to succeed (Merriam Webster) In the first post of this series I suggested that…

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Sons of Disobedience!

If you are just joining us I encourage you to take a look a the last three posts.  In “You Will Surely Die” I discussed how we “died” in the garden to the understanding of the goodness of God.  Joseph Prince says we were clothed with His glory and when we ate the wrong fruit…

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Flesh and Spirit: part 2

Rom 7:18 For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh. For I have the desire to do what is right, but not the ability to carry it out. (ESV) My flesh is weak. My spirit is strong. My flesh believes a lie that “God is against me.” My flesh is…

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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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Growing Up

Remember when you mom or dad said “you just need to grow up?” Did you know that growing up in Christ is not the same as growing up in Adam?  Religion tells us wrongly that we need to grow up and still think like Adam, self-effort.  Our growing up in Christ actually has nothing to…

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