I can feel the deep life-giving restoration of strength that comes from knowing I am rooted in life because of God’s favor toward me. I can imagine drinking in the love of God from the roots. And with every draw through the roots, I will gain assurance of my eternal place…
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Review of Beyond Monet: Immersive Experience
Beyond Monet is a peaceful and engaging projected performance of the paintings of Claude Monet worthy to be consider a once in a lifetime experience. While I saw this exhibit at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, WI, it was a wonderful experience I plan on repeating before it’s gone.
And when you hear God’s idea, always ask how that will impact the parties involved because the testing of God’s voice starts with this: he is a peacemaker, a healer, a good counselor, wisdom, and love. And his responses, if it’s really from God will fulfill at least one, but typically all, of these character traits.
What’s the problem with Christian Spiritualism? Why does it not seem to work? In regards to the “Prosperity Gospel” and “Name it and Claim it” and otherwise “calling down heaven,” the failures of these ideas are the exact same as the failures of a church that loves to preach the laws of God from theContinue reading “Spiritual Bullshit”
God’s will is a superior morality
The antidote to legalism is God’s will God did not intend to set us walking a tight rope trying to accomplish righteousness. He set us on the ground, a solid ground. He woke Adam in paradise and gave him a home. And he asked Adam, “What’s that animal’s name? How about that one? What doContinue reading “God’s will is a superior morality”
Shame vs Guilt?
Shame is a self-judgement Guilt is a consideration that a better option was missed When Adam and Eve ate from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil all of a sudden they knew a lot about right and wrong. But they had demoted God in their hearts by agreeing with the serpent, andContinue reading “Shame vs Guilt?”
By what way do you orient your sense of right and wrong? The struggle with the debates of morality is the aversion to God’s preference. The true north is the will of God. The first time this shows up in scripture is in the origin story of humanity. Adam and Eve were naked in theContinue reading “Nakedness”
The Cup of Blessing
In the cup of blessing is the inheritance of the Son of God. I’m going to speak as though things were: Before me is a cup filled with blessings. I take the cup and I drink every, last drop, not spilling a single drop.
“Consider the Lilies”
Matthew 6:25-34 “25 “For this reason I say to you, do not be worried about your life, as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? 26 Look at the birds ofContinue reading ““Consider the Lilies””