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 … Continue reading Who is Lena?
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 … Continue reading Sons of Disobedience!
Gal 4:23 But the son of the slave was born according to the flesh, while the son of the free woman was born through promise. (ESV) Heb 11:11 By faith Sarah herself received power to conceive, even when she was past the age, since she considered him faithful who had promised. 12 Therefore from one man, and him … Continue reading Against such things there is no law.
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 … Continue reading Flesh and Spirit: part 2
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) … Continue reading Flesh and Spirit: part 1