Category Archives: Sonship

The most dangerous Christian

The most dangerous Christian in the world is not the one who knows the Bible frontwards and backwards, the firebrand preacher, or even the most uncompromising believer. The most dangerous Christian is the one who has entered into the cooperative … Continue reading

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The nature of spiritual blindness

What I find so interesting about Jesus’ teaching style is that He taught only in parables to the crowds. Even His most important messages were shrouded in mystery to the disinterested. He only explained them to those whose hearts were … Continue reading

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The fruit defines the tree

As I’ve said many times here, our heart is the gatekeeper to everything. I don’t think I can overstate the importance of knowing this truth. What we allow to gain access to our affections will eventually determine what kind of … Continue reading

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The gateway to authentic living

What the world needs now is other-centered, self-giving love, not political activism. Every inhumanity to man and social injustice is automatically taken care of when we treat others the same way we want to be treated. This is the essence … Continue reading

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The pathway to true freedom

I talked about entering into a “cooperative process with Jesus” last time. Now, I would like to do a deep dive into Matthew chapter seven to help us better understand what Jesus is telling us here.  This should be important … Continue reading

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Entering into a cooperative process with Jesus

I’ve said before that the key to the harvest is the HEART, not the head (see “Harvest of the Heart“). The heart is the seat of our effections; it’s what motivates us to do what we do. It’s how we … Continue reading

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Loving our Samaritans

Jesus loves the people we hate. He also loves the people who hate us. As you probably can tell, I think that the neo-Marxist ideologies of the radical left are evil and cancerous. But I don’t feel that way at … Continue reading

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Enemies Inside the Gate

“Enemy at the Gates” was a movie starring Jude Law and Ed Harris about a Russian and a German sniper playing a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad during World War II. “Enemies inside the gate” is the … Continue reading

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Why we must be led into a lonely place

We’ve heard much about what God might be trying to show us during this pandemic. We have all felt the isolation and separation, the frustration from our inability to gather like we used to. Some have lost their jobs, even … Continue reading

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The Jesus Generation!

I’m often surprised whenever I read genealogies in the Bible. I used to skip through them, but not anymore. God has spoken to me profoundly many times through these dry lists of names. Matthew’s genealogy of Jesus is one example. … Continue reading

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