John 20:31 But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name. 549 more words
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Near the beginning of the book of Ezekiel God calls Ezekiel, saying to him, “But the house of Israel will not listen to you, for they are not willing to listen to me; because all the house of Israel have a hard forehead and a stubborn heart” (3.7, NRSV). 663 more words
With Facebook asking me every time I login “what’s on your mind?” I do believe I am obligated to oblige. It’s time to tell the world about the struggles I have, the lunch I ate, the sins I commit, my mental and physical health issues, and of course the latest person to offend me along with frequent updates as to my location. 925 more words
If we are going to grow spiritually we have to reject wrong ideas about growing spiritually.
Which, sounds tough, I know, but it’s real. There are very wrong ideas about spirituality that will do us serious damage, and we’ve begun looking at Colossians 2:16ff where Paul takes the time to identify three specific characteristics of the kind of teaching we need to be on guard against. 2,031 more words