Tag: shame

Holēs en pantes (all in all)

The grammar may not be right but the concept is. The title may have your brain rooting around the English for an image that was unintended, but even that image may provide some insight. Holes in panties (or underwear for the boys). Nobody sees them but you know about them. The cliché is “make sure…

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Poles and Snakes

John 3:9 Nicodemus said to him, “How can these things be?” 10 Jesus answered him, “Are you the teacher of Israel and yet you do not understand these things? 11 Truly, truly, I say to you, we speak of what we know, and bear witness to what we have seen, but you do not receive…

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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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A gift or a gift?

I really love it when God reveals His amazing plan for us.  Sometimes we have to dig a little to find it but there it was all along.  I think it is part of the journey of hunger and thirst that makes the meal all the more enjoyable.  Sometimes you find a jewel that is…

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Passion or Suffering

There are many words in the Greek that can be translated as suffering.  Some of them are obvious, unambiguous translations like this one: [Mat 16:21 KJV] 21 From that time forth began Jesus to shew unto his disciples, how that he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests…

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Jesus Filter

Col 1:15-20 He is the divine portrait, the true likeness of the invisible God, and the firstborn heir of all creation. For the Son created everything, both in the heavenly realm and on the earth, all that is seen and all that is unseen. Every seat of power, realm of government, principality, and authority— it…

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