Tag: John Crowder

What Now? – signs point to something

sign: an object, quality, or event whose presence or occurrence indicates the probable presence or occurrence of something else. wonder: a feeling of surprise mingled with admiration, caused by something beautiful, unexpected, unfamiliar, or inexplicable. miracle: a surprising and welcome event that is not explicable by natural or scientific laws and is therefore considered to be the work…

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Show me your glory…kabowd

And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit.  (2 Cor 3:18, NIV) Do you like Christmas trees?  Do you like a really decked out Christmas tree with all the trimmings?  Filled with cliché for…

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We ARE the tabernacle of God.

In the last post I talked about how we are the tabernacle of God.  The symbolism of the tabernacle and how it relates to us is quite astonishing, really.  Of course you have to get past the legal categories, the good-bad filter and the desperate need for a literal understanding of the Bible.  Are you…

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Where are my demons!?!?

“The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, the education, the money, than circumstances, than failure, than successes, than what other people think or say or do. It is more important than appearance, giftedness or…

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Why the cross? – part four

When I was a kid in elementary school nobody talked about ADD or ADHD.  If there was another kid in your class that was disruptive all the time, people would call him hyper.  “Wow that kid is really hyper.”  Of course labels suck and wrong diagnosis is tragic.  Still you have an appreciation for the…

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His-story in the making

” ‘I’m not a puzzle to be solved but a mystery to be explored.’ God transcends our rational minds and stands above supposedly flawless human understanding. He rejects our insistance that we have indisputable answers to every question.” (Steve McVey) I recently started writing my first book.  (Notice how positive and hopeful I am by saying…

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Cow Tipping

After the last post I felt maybe you needed a break from all the angry God talk since, of course, that g.o.d. isn’t real and it hurts your mind of Christ to imagine a Father who is actually a monster.  Wow there I go again.  So in this post how about we have some fun.…

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