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Better theology…

So what do you think? Will our theology be better if we are obeying God? less defending more listening more learning more humility I mean, really, do we think that God’s message and our ability to comprehend what he is … Continue reading

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Talking donkeys, dumb asses. . .my bad?

“I believe in talking donkeys.” I first heard the term a few years ago during a telephone conversation with an acquaintance of years gone by. That is what she said during our talk.  “I believe in talking donkeys.” I was … Continue reading

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Sometimes our “cares” get in the way.

“It’s not fair.  This isn’t right.  This isn’t the way it was supposed to turn out.  Why did this happen to me?  How can God allow that person to get away with the harm he has done?  Why doesn’t God … Continue reading

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Now I get it.

It happened again, as it should. We read and live and think through God’s words and he speaks to us. Sometimes immediately, but sometimes (sometimes often) we have those texts that remain just beyond our reach, remains an enigma. Enigma … Continue reading

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More on persecution.

(2 Timothy 3:12 ESV) Indeed, all who desire to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted. Everyone who desires to – wants to, wills to, determines to, whose will is to, is bent to – live a … Continue reading

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“You know how I am.”

A person knows something like that, would say something like that. A theory can’t.  Theology can’t.  Rules memorized can’t.  Doctrine can’t. Only a person understands. Do we know God or do we merely know his theology? There are not many … Continue reading

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Do we ever tire of not believing God?

How can I express this? It seems that we just refuse to live by faith, refuse to listen to even simple instructions from the God whom we claim to be all-wise and all-knowing. We play, we downsize, we manipulate until … Continue reading

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Puffing or building?

(1 Corinthians 8:1 NCV) Now I will write about meat that is sacrificed to idols. We know that “we all have knowledge.” Knowledge puffs you up with pride, but love builds up. Why do you study the Bible? “Cliche, cliche, … Continue reading

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Selling our own version, branding God and the gospel.

How do we take something as attractive and compelling as the gospel and the story of God and make it so unattractive, boring and unconvincing? By we I mean the professing Church. And what I am speaking of is “selling … Continue reading

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Sometimes we have sharp edges.

Sometimes we make ourselves unapproachable. We want people to reach out to us, but we negatively “reward” people who do.  Oftentimes we can’t control our bitterness or resentment, or possibly we just don’t realize how we come across to people … Continue reading

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