Category Archives: J.Ferris: Reposts with Notes

Fighting the Wild Beasts of Ephesus

Recently I was impressed with a question: What does it mean that is written, “And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcomethem” ? Revelation 13:7 That was the question, and the following passages came to … Continue reading

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The Best Investment Tip You’ll Ever Hear

During a walk in the woods with friends once in 1999, the following understanding of “the parable of the talents” came to light for me from one of them, in context of relationships. (Matthew 25:14-30) Looking at the one slave … Continue reading

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What It Looks Like

In His prayer in John 17, Jesus said, “I have revealed you to those whom you gave me out of the world. They were yours; you gave them to me…I gave them the word that you gave me and they … Continue reading

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A Day of Sweet Remembering

Eight years ago today, Jay Ferris was taken home to his place in Christ. Many on this list knew him, and were personally impacted by the specific revelation God gave him about relationships, as well as the palatable love of … Continue reading

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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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