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Category Archives: Freedom
This is a song we’ve been singing recently that has so resonated with us. It comes from Jon Thurlow’s album, “Heat of Your Gaze.” God is setting His beloved free from her transactional prodigal religion of fear, where inheritance means … Continue reading
Recently, I’ve found myself plunged into the unfamiliar world of apologetics and interaction with atheists. While I do understand the arguments, it’s just never been that important to me. It started with my blogging friend from across the pond, Paul … Continue reading
In a word, no. If you need an explanation, read on. This subject came up in a discussion at Insanitybyte’s blog with her post, “Mirrors and Conundrums,” which included fellow believers and an atheist. This is a vast subject which I will only be able to briefly … Continue reading
“The war is over. His love has come, to call us daughters and sons. No longer orphans without a home; we have found where we belong.” These are some of the lyrics of Josh Baldwin’s song, “The War Is Over” … Continue reading
Jesus’ teachings are subversive because they represent a total inversion of what is commonly praised in our culture. He reveals two kingdoms in sharp contrast. It’s a ” first shall be last and the last shall be first” paradigm that confounds the wise and eludes the proud. … Continue reading
It should be of interest to us that we never hear Jesus say, “Repeat this prayer after Me and you’ll be saved.” He simply said, “Follow Me.” Our life in Christ is just that…a new and very different life than the one we … Continue reading
I agree with writers like Dallas Willard (Divine Conspiracy) who’ve said that Jesus’ teachings are the most brilliant in human history. Especially what’s been dubbed the “Sermon On the Mount” (Matthew 5 – 7). This teaching goes beyond mere behavior modification or … Continue reading