Tag: morality

To work the works

John 14:11 Believe me that I am in the Father and the Father is in me, or else believe on account of the works themselves. 12 “Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I am going to the Father. (ESV) What do…

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Upside down in love

Wrong fruit consumption is the real issue. I know I reference this often but I do believe that our consumption of the knowledge of good and evil is the problem that needs a solution. Jesus is the solution. Do we see the problem? Balance and human justice and personal fairness are products of good and…

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Godly Judgment

In a number of posts now I have talked about how God is all about relationship.  In “Spoons and Steaks” and “More steak please” we saw how the law is not a means for justification because the law is the wrong tool and justification is relational not behavioral.  Simply said the law is the wrong utensil…

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Godly Justice

God’s justice is not fair.  It really isn’t. Now that I have your attention…Let’s see if we can “see” justice differently.  What does Godly Justice look like? Did you know that my problem is God’s problem.  My issues are God’s issues.  My sinning is God’s opportunity. Rom 5:8 but God shows his love for us in…

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More of Jesus

As a leader and a pastor and a friend I get “opportunities” to encourage people.  Who am I kidding, I look forward to the chance encounter to see someone touched by God.  It is so amazing to see the look of amazement or hear the joy and excitement as revelation hits them square in the…

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Character as a gift?

Who are you when you are by yourself?  Who are you when no one is looking?  Where does you mind go when it is free from stimulus?  What will you do when the pressure is too much?  What choices do you make when reputations are on the line? You are 12 years old and there…

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