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When We Fall

Sometimes when we climb the ladder of spiritual progress, we fall down. St. John Climacus (of the Ladder), described thirty steps that one can climb to spiritual perfection as he saw it, but he warned the ascent would entail many falls throughout life, taking us all the way down to step one. 611 more words


1 Chronicles

The book of 1 Chronicles reviews Biblical genealogy going all the way back to Adam, and most of the events of the kings of Israel. So while there wasn’t any new stories exactly, there were some added insights, and also discrepancies, to stories I had read previously. 715 more words


2 Samuel 11 and 12: Conversion - Part I

2 Samuel 11 and 12: Conversion – Part I

Thursday, February 2, 2017

We visit this story about once a year as we journey together at… 278 more words


The Subtle Snare of Self-Salvation.

And David said to Abigail, “Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, who sent you this day to meet me! Blessed be your discretion, and blessed be you, who have kept me this day from bloodguilt and from working salvation with my own hand! 1,689 more words


1 Kings

Most of the Old Testament thus far has established what is good in the eyes of God and what is not, and then explores the often disastrous repercussions for disobeying God. 1,200 more words


Energy of the Week: 7 of Cups

Which way is up? Pump the brakes! Seven of Cups is here to give a word of caution; don’t feed into the illusion!

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Day 001 - The Genealogy of Jesus Christ

The Genealogy of Jesus Christ. (Matthew 1 :1-18).

The story of Jesus began with a List of Men and Women who happen to be his Earthly Family Line. 451 more words

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