Category Archives: Faith

Victory comes AFTER the resurrection

What were the people expecting when Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey and they threw down their clothes and palm branches shouting, “Hosanna to the Son of David!” They were clearly expecting Him to come and crush the Roman … Continue reading

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Why human wisdom never leads us to Christ

Human wisdom is insufficient for ever leading us to know God. I was reminded of that the other day when talking to an atheist who is very sure he’s a lot smarter than me. Perhaps he is, but no matter … Continue reading

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Why read the Bible?

I sometimes get asked by skeptics and the indifferent some variation of the following: “Why should I read the Bible?” After all, isn’t it just a bunch of stories about superstitious people who lived thousands of years ago? Don’t we … Continue reading

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Walking in practical Kingdom realities

I’ve shared before that God’s righteousness is not defined by rule-keeping but by the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. He defines what righteous living looks like, not the religious nut-jobs thumping people over the head with their Bibles. And … Continue reading

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That you would know the unknowable!

I shared last time that a mystery in Scripture is something previously hidden that God wants to reveal to us. It’s not something you can never know; it’s something we were meant to progressively grow in—from glory to glory. Paul … Continue reading

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Unlocking the prison of unbelief

Our hearts come locked, stuck in some form of unbelief. As I’ve said many times before,  this is because our default is to only perceive the “fishbowl” we’ve been swimming in. So, God must reveal mysteries previously hidden to us … Continue reading

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The Power of His Love

We, as human beings, thrive in an environment of love and positive connection. The absence of it can lead to all kinds of emotional, relational, and even physical damage. Psychologists tell us from the time we’re born we look to … Continue reading

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