So much of what Jesus did for us is related to our identity. So much of our walk in this life is about His identity. Maybe it is bigger than that simple observation. Maybe it transcends observation altogether and it is the core of God's message. Maybe everything we think we know (apart from Jesus) … Continue reading Who is He really?
Mercy-seats and boxes and Sin
I didn't go to Bible college. I haven't been to seminary. I don't have a double double degree in systematic Theology or Divinity or anything like that. I love to listen to those really smart people who have those degrees. I am instead a rocket scientist, retired pilot and part-time philosophical thinker (no accreditation). So … Continue reading Mercy-seats and boxes and Sin
Freedom to think and ask questions
Freedom should look like freedom. Jesus said this: John 8:31 So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, 32 and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” (ESV) This is was during a discussion about how He … Continue reading Freedom to think and ask questions
Believe in the name of Jesus!
Matt 18:6 “And everyone who commits an offense against one of these little ones who believe in me, it were profitable for him that a donkey's millstone would be hung around his neck and he be sunk in the depths of the sea.” (Aramaic Bible in Plain English) Jesus is the revelation of God. The … Continue reading Believe in the name of Jesus!
I was thinking about why there seems to be all this schizophrenic, bi-polar, old-versus-new reasoning when it comes to understanding the nature of God. To every born-again child of God, it is clear that Jesus is love and is God's expression of love. Jesus came to reveal the true nature of God to us. When we … Continue reading Faith Test