Category Archives: J.Ferris: Relationships

More Grace!

In the moment James 4:6 comes to mind. As I looked at it just now, it seemed to me the whole chapter is on target with the elaboration I had intended. “… the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because … Continue reading

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Total Destruction of the Land

“See, I will send the prophet Elijah to you before that great and dreadful day of the Lord comes. He will turn the hearts of the parents to their children, and the hearts of the children to their parents; or else I will come and strike the … Continue reading

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The Importance of Attachment

While this has been a matter of vital interest to me for many years now, I want to thank Ken Talbot, who recently brought a book to my attention – the title, Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need … Continue reading

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Storge

Considering how foundational relationships are in both the old and new creations, perhaps we could take a closer look, particularly at how they operate, and where they come from. We need to look at relationships as a fact of life, … Continue reading

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Adoption and New Birth

Clarification: At the root of the confusion of the new birth with adoption among believers is a preoccupation with the cultural baggage of the Roman period and world, concerning adoption, making it superior to birth where son-ship is concerned. This … Continue reading

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The First Commandment With Promise

Please note that this is not a promise made to parents in exchange for honoring their children. No! This is a promise made to children for honoring their parents. The promise is that, “it may go well with you, and … Continue reading

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Fathers and Fatherhoods

Jesus has said, “Call no man father.” Some time later the Apostle Paul bowed his knee to the “… Father from whom every fatherhood in heaven and on earth derives it’s name.” Apparently there are some legitimate fatherhoods, both in … Continue reading

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