Acts 1:6 So when they had come together, they asked him, “ Lord, will you at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?” (ESV) I don't know about you, but the more I fall in love with Jesus and our Abba and the Holy Spirit in their oneness of other-centered love...I want to DO something. … Continue reading Kingdom Day on Independence Day
I thought about this title and wondered if it was too provocative. Maybe it is but there is a point. We have turned the concept of "sin" or hamartia into something it isn't. In the last post I talked about how this ancient Greek word for sin, hamartia is actually a literary concept used by the … Continue reading More fun with “sin”
1 Cor 1:20 For as many as are the promises of God, they all find their Yes in Him [Christ]. For this reason we also utter the Amen (so be it) to God through Him [in His Person and by His agency] to the glory of God. (AMP) In the last few posts we have … Continue reading The POWER of AMEN!
This is the third of a "series" about seeking an appointment with Jesus today. We have looked at two words that have been historically associated with a second coming. I contend that these words and concepts were intended for now, in our walk now, not for some future by and by. Religion has pushed the power … Continue reading Sojourn Supplants Stoics
Matthew 22:2 “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son (ESV) High school was a tough experience for most of us. It was a time of learning how to fit in. There were some that were very bold. They had the rebel look and didn't appear … Continue reading Will you marry me?