Tag: paul washer

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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Why a Stumbling Block?

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…

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A better story

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…

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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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The Fiya of Hell! or not?

Shocking title, right?  Depending on where you came from and what kind of religious experience you may have endured, this phrase “fire of hell” can really get you going, or not.  The more I come to know Jesus the more I “giggle” at the misuse of this concept.  The more I am aware by the…

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