Tag Archives: hell

The Kingdom of Heaven

The following is taken from “The Flip Side”, a book I’m writing about seeing the words of Jesus from a different perspective: Every good pilot knows that a proper perspective is important.  Sometimes you have to fly in bad weather.  … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Why the cross? – part two

In the last post I talked about how Jesus “became our Sin” on the cross.  Hopefully I at least introduced a new way of seeing what “becoming our Sin” really means.  I tried to show how the power of Sin … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Binding and loosing what?

Jesus is the complete revelation of God the Father.  The Holy Spirit in us prepares us, teaches us and reveals to us the love of Jesus and in that we find the fullness of God.  Here is a really good … Continue reading

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Can the wrong fruit lead to permanent damage?

The short answer is no.  The long answer follows: Way back in the garden we humans made a bad culinary choice.  We decided that the knowledge of good and evil produce was better than a total dependence on God.  I … Continue reading

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Relationship not Religion (Fear of the Lord)

I got a note from a dear friend about some teaching she heard.  I pray my “intense” emotion doesn’t make it through ether space.  My keyboard can be replaced.  But I wanted to defeat some lies. Jesus came to replace … Continue reading

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