Category Archives: J.Ferris: Reposts with Notes

The Zeal of the Lord

As with the old creation, the new creation grows by reproduction, and reproduction is the result of an act of love. And so it is that as we speak the truth in love flowing out of a circumcised heart: the … Continue reading

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Circumcision in the Light of Love

There was a period once, when the Lord would meet me quite often in the wee small hours of the morning. I am reminded of one occasion in particular: I was reading through Ezekiel 16, and was overwhelmed with the … Continue reading

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Beware of Substitutions for the Real Thing

Here’s a new release! Written in the wise and witty style that Jay Ferris is known for, the following letter he wrote to a friend on the subject of needing “bishops,” is well worth the read. Amen! We really ought … Continue reading

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Emotional Vulnerability

Lately I find myself wondering…why is it so much easier to be transparent in a written word, then face to face? Why can’t I share my love and appreciation of others face to face, and more often than I do? … Continue reading

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Standing Firm in God’s Love

I don’t think that a day goes by that I’m not reminded of The Lord’s rebuke of the Church at Ephesus, “Yet I hold this against you: You have forsaken your first love. Remember the height from which you have … Continue reading

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The God Who Knits

By Jay Ferris, written December 1999 One of the manuscripts which I have been working on for the past 15 years or so is, “The Church as a New Creation”. One of the chapters is, “Looking For a Place To … Continue reading

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