Tag: rejection

Spirit of Cain

1 John 3:12 We should not be like Cain, who was of the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his own deeds were evil and his brother’s righteous.   Ouch!  What do we do with that? Remember we need to use our “mind of Christ.”  God is love.…

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Paradigm Shift

Jesus didn’t die to save us FROM God. Just let that sink in for a second.  Maybe read it again.  Go ahead, it is OK to read it again. Do you know that the teaching of the western “church” since about 1000 AD and institutionalized in the reformation is that Jesus died to save us…

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Steadfast Love

Psalms 118:1 Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever! (ESV) I really feel like we have missed it.  We have spun around and around in circles looking for something that has been there all along.  We have turned to religion and found condemnation.  We have turned…

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More of Jesus

As a leader and a pastor and a friend I get “opportunities” to encourage people.  Who am I kidding, I look forward to the chance encounter to see someone touched by God.  It is so amazing to see the look of amazement or hear the joy and excitement as revelation hits them square in the…

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Godly Sorrow

When we fall in love with our Abba Father we are compelled by love to do stuff to please Him. This compulsion consumes us. Our desire for more and more of Him drives us into radical obedience and risk taking and an obsessive pursuit of Him. Our metric for success however may be misplaced. When…

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