Tag Archives: Walking in the Spirit

Holy Lust!

We were created by God to seek pleasure and follow our desires. I wrote about this in my post, “Smartphones, addictions, joy, and pleasure,” so I won’t belabor that here, only to say that it’s a stoic delusion to think … Continue reading

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How we’re meant to overcome

Why do you think Jesus could endure such a great temptation in the Garden of Gethsemane, even to the point of sweating drops of blood? (Luke 22:44) Was it because He was superhuman; He had some ability we don’t possess? … Continue reading

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The trouble with only being human

“Hey, I’m only human.” I hear that a lot, and I get that. We often say things like this in order to elicit a graceful response for our poor behavior. Let me say up front, we should have grace for … Continue reading

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Are you running toward the Law or Grace?

Since we’re still in the final frenzy of American Football I thought I would use that as an analogy to “tackle” the question of grace and Law. So let’s huddle up and see God’s game plan for a winning strategy. … Continue reading

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Buzz Aldrin, walking in space, and crucifying the flesh

What can Buzz Aldrin teach us about walking in the Spirit?  Perhaps, a lot. I recently watched a NASA documentary about how this astronaut first proved that man could work in the environment of space. It was the 1966 Gemini 12 mission. Three previous … Continue reading

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