Tag: Paul Ellis

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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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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Sons of Disobedience!

If you are just joining us I encourage you to take a look a the last three posts.  In “You Will Surely Die” I discussed how we “died” in the garden to the understanding of the goodness of God.  Joseph Prince says we were clothed with His glory and when we ate the wrong fruit…

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Flesh and Spirit: part 4

Flesh and Spirit will always be with us.   If you haven’t been following check out the first Flesh and Spirit post here.  I’ve spent some time contrasting the two but the reality is both are a part of us.  It isn’t a war, it is a reality.  We have our flesh that is learning a…

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Love and Respect

God told me to learn what this means: “I can serve you and respect you and still be God.” That may really mess you up in your thinking.  You might ask these questions: “But isn’t God more concerned about what I do?  How could He serve me and respect me when I get it all wrong?  What…

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“The Look”

God is the stuff of hope. He is love. Love never leaves you wanting. Love never leaves you alone. Love makes you whole. You were made for love, to give it and receive it. You were made in His image. You are one with Him. You are His home. You are in Him and He…

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Fear and Trembling

My last post was about how justice is different from fairness and because God is just He can’t be mad at us.  Then today Paul Ellis posted part two on the wrath of God.  You must read his post.  It is amazing.  He says some very profound things that I hope he doesn’t mind I…

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