Category Archives: Heaven on earth

You are a new heavenly species!

I shared last time what Paul called “the glorious news I preach all over the world,” and described how different this is than what is typically preached today. One would have to admit our “gospel” is drastically watered down compared … Continue reading

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God is building His Temple

God is building His temple. But it’s not a human-made temple; it’s made of humans. And this is the ultimate message of Christmas: God became incarnated so that we could incarnate Him. The implications of this just boggles the mind. … Continue reading

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Heavenly wisdom IS practical wisdom

It’s popular to say that someone is too heavenly minded to be any earthly good. While I understand the point, nothing could be further from the truth. It’s usually only people who are almost never heavenly-minded that would say such … Continue reading

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Not what you know but WHO you know

Eternal life is not about a place, it’s about a Person. It’s not about what you know but Who you know. It’s not based on believing the right things, although believing them is important, it’s about experientially knowing God as … Continue reading

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Light and the Darkness

As I’ve been reading the gospel of John, I’ve noticed how much he talks about light (16 times in his gospel; 5 times in his first epistle), and this started me on a journey into the significance of light in … Continue reading

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“You are gods”

The exchange between Jesus and the Jewish leaders in John 10:22-37 has always been an interesting one to me, although on the surface, it seems rather cryptic. The leaders accused Jesus of claiming to be God and He answers them … Continue reading

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Spiritual revelation is given to children

The paradoxical truth about mature spirituality is that we must become childlike. Actually, nothing is revealed to us about true heavenly realities until we do. I’m not talking about being childish or staying gullibly ignorant, but having the disposition that … Continue reading

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