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Last week I posted a blog on our apostolic mandate, and I got a very interesting comment from someone who from the tenor of his response disagreed with the theme of my post, he actually said ‘there are no apostles today and nothing like apostolic succession’. 3,311 more words


The Biggest Small Word

“Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ….” (1 Peter 1:1)

“Of” is a mighty word in scripture.  It can show source–something that originates in something else and shares its nature, substance, reality.   515 more words

New Testament


Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and his brother John and led them up a high mountain, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became dazzling white. 122 more words


Why Are You Here?

This week, we continue to explore the notion that God calls people to new places in their lives and in the world. In recent weeks, we’ve considered calls to Jeremiah, Zechariah, Isaiah, Peter, Samuel, and Timothy and talked about the ways that God’s call is extended to folk in every station of life, that it brings us to humility and confession, and that we are in need of mentors and guides to help us grow in our attentiveness. 2,362 more words


Made Alive In The Spirit

(1 Peter 3:18)
18 For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit. . . . #Bible


NT Reading - May 5

Acts 5-6

Acts 5

Fate of Ananias and Sapphira

But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property, 2 and kept back some of the price for himself, with his wife’s full knowledge, and bringing a portion of it, he laid it at the apostles’ feet. 1,405 more words