I could go on and on about our union with Jesus. I could pontificate forever about our oneness with the Holy Spirit. I really could dazzle you with more and more diatribe about our total and absolute inclusion in God. And when I was done with that I could remind you that YOU ARE ABBA's … Continue reading No separation at all no way no how – Part IV
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 … Continue reading Show me your glory…kabowd
1 Cor 1:23 but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and folly to Gentiles (ESV) Why do you suppose Paul calls Jesus on a cross a stumbling block and folly? In religious circles, of human effort and fallen Adam wisdom, it is often explained as "His morality is impossible for us to live … Continue reading Why a Stumbling Block?
Have you ever been called in to see your boss? Maybe when you were little you got called into the principle's office? Can you hear your mom calling you from the other side of the house? Yep that is your dad yelling "come here Jimmy." Or maybe it isn't a "superior" but a "peer" who … Continue reading A better story
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 … Continue reading Why the cross? – part four