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Faith and Legalism

Dear Lord,

I just received a call from one of the “Pharisee” church members, and I got the opportunity to explain to her why I had to abruptly depart from her congregation. 364 more words



1 Samuel 15:22-23: Samuel said, “Does the Lord delight as much in burnt offerings and sacrifices as in obeying the Lord? Surely, to obey is better than sacrifice… 422 more words


Don't Make Me Leave You. 041715

Ruth 1:16-17: But Ruth said , “Don’t force me to leave you; don’t make me go home. Where you go, I go; and where you live, I’ll live. 449 more words



“Don’t store up treasures here on earth, where moths eat them and rust destroys them, and where thieves break in and steal. Store your treasures in heaven, where moths and rust cannot destroy, and thieves do not break in and steal. 374 more words


Works of Righteousness. 041215

In Ephesians 2:8-9: Paul says,“For by grace are you saved through faith, and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God, not of works… 329 more words


Good Friday epiphany at 300 days

Today is Good Friday.

I woke to the sound of gentle rain, the sky swaddled in grey clouds. It wasn’t gloomy. It seemed perfect.

I’ve been doing some research about this religion I was baptised into. 1,123 more words


Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat. 040115

“You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good .  .  .” Genesis 50:20 

You know the story of Joseph.  He was the favorite son of Jacob, the eleventh of twelve, and when he was young he was a little arrogant.  299 more words