Tag: Heaven

Experiencing the Kingdom

Matt 5:3 We are expanding and expanding as we let go of our desire for individuality and division in competition to experience the ultimate reality of infinite consciousness.  (LLT)

Matt 5:10 We are expanding and happy as we relentlessly pursue the right sightedness of the divine consciousness that is the kingdom of heaven.  (LLT)

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The Kingdom of Heaven

From that time Jesus began to preach saying, “Change the way you think because the divine reality is right here.” (LLT)

Heaven isn’t a place.  Heaven is a divine reality.  The kingdom of heaven isn’t a reward.  It is our true reality.  The kingdom of God isn’t a place we go when we die.  It is the substance of who we are.

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Bump in the road

Have you ever been so captivated by a novel that when you came to the end you didn’t want it to end?  Maybe you’ve read a book that “lingers” while you ponder some of the deeper meanings.  There is a deep stirring inside us we can’t explain and our words fall short of the emotions that…

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Call me crazy

I saw an image, a picture really, or maybe it was a video in my head.  What I saw was Adam, inanimate Adam, the dirt man lying in the arms of God.  This Adam was lifeless but looked like Adam.  Arguably the whole Garden story is a poem and very metaphorical but hang with me…

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Upside down thinking

Jesus came to deal with and save us from our fallen nature.  Contrary to popular opinion that wasn’t an effort to make us feel more guilty about a bunch of behavioral and moral issues in our lives.  His purpose wasn’t to “bring to our attention” a more in-depth and higher fidelity understanding of the sin…

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Happy Birthday, 2 Years Old!

This month Alancetotheheart is two years old.  Wow what a journey it has been.  342 posts later I can say much has changed and much has stayed the same.  That sounds pretty cliché I know but let me see if I can explain. When I started writing I felt like the “great defender of God’s…

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Mess Makers – Unbelief

What has always been at the root of the demise of mankind is our fallen image of God. The knowledge of good and evil made us so self-aware and self-centered that we couldn’t look past our shame to embrace the beauty and love of God. Our obsession with self had created a void of identity. Our…

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Wrong Obsession

Why are we so obsessed with hell anyway? I believe our sin obsession is tied to our hell obsession. If we believe sinning puts us in hell, then we need to stop sinning or find some way to have our sins covered so we don’t go to hell. We need to make others afraid so…

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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…

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A Child is Born

God with us Luke 2:10 And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. 11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. (ESV) From the beginning, the…

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