From that time Jesus began to preach saying, “Change the way you think because the divine reality is right here.” (LLT) Heaven isn’t a place. Heaven is a divine reality. The kingdom of heaven isn’t a reward. It is our true reality. The kingdom of God isn’t a place we go when we die. It is the substance of who we are.
Have you every known someone who was one of those "my way or the highway" kind of people. I don't mean it as a judgment but an observation. In the Navy I had the "privilege" of working for some that were very much the "my way or the highway" leaders. You can get away with … Continue reading Are you up to the task?
John 14:20 In that day you will know that I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you. In the last few posts I’ve tried to reveal our upside down thinking. In our fallen way of thinking we perceive a g.o.d. that is not the Abba that Jesus reveals. Nobody knew … Continue reading Inside out
Is it possible that God's approach and view and understanding of all things is so different from ours that the incarnation is less about a "delusion derived chasm crossing" than it is about a "revolutionary way of thinking?" When we see the relational beauty of the Trinity, a God emerges that we thought was the stuff of fiction and … Continue reading Upside down thinking – part 2
I don't know if you understand how much our way of thinking and processing has been hijacked. Really. Our insistence on good-bad fruit and socratic methods and Aristotelian cosmology and Neo-Platonism concepts have so messed up our heads we can't really "see" apart from His revelation. This is what John calls the darkness: John 1:5 The … Continue reading Fiery Wrath of God!?