In the last post I talked about how "suffering" and "glory" are related. Remember the suffering of Christ is the opposition we encounter when we bring a good and loving God into the world. That is what they did to Jesus. The religious and the wisdom of man opposed Him at every turn. Here is … Continue reading Spirit-man Exercise
When we begin to see the goodness of God our eyes are opened to a greater revelation of Him. We see Jesus on the cross as more than an event. We see God in Christ. We see the nature of God expressed as a man. We see how a loving God came to set us … Continue reading Knowing
James 4:6-7 Expanded Bible (EXB) 6 But God gives us even more grace, as ·the Scripture [L it; orhe] says, “God ·is against[opposes; resists] the proud, but he gives grace to the humble [Prov. 3:34; 1 Pet. 5:5].” 7 So ·give yourselves completely [submit]to God. ·Stand against [Resist] the devil [1 Pet. 5:9], and the devil will ·run[flee] from you. So we are on vacation and spending some time with … Continue reading Training and thinking
God provided faith comes by hearing and accepting as we listen intently to the breathed utterance and loving narrative about Jesus (Rom 10:17 Lance Literal Translation). I've always been a left brain person. I love to figure things out. It is exciting when I have a thought or think about a problem differently and out … Continue reading Puffed up or edified?
I once heard a story about Honda glasses. This guy wanted to buy a Honda car. He didn't know much about them but had done a lot of research, asked around and test drove a few Honda cars. Before he began his quest, he didn't really notice very many Honda's on the road. Now they … Continue reading Jesus Glasses