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“Past Dead” – Provoking One Another to Love and Good Works

I want to thank so many for their kind words of encouragement, sent by one means or another. I had hoped that some would feel free to comment on the blog post itself, because I was and remain hopeful about the possibility of elaborating … Continue reading

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A Problematic Chapter from Song of Songs

He says: 5:1 I am come into my garden, my sister, my spouse: I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey; I have drunk my wine with my milk: eat, O friends; drink, … Continue reading

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For God So Loved The World that He Gave His Only begotten Son to Get You!

. To be truly in love with someone is not a generous act, it is the most supremely selfish act.  It is about wanting the object of our affection with all of our heart, soul, body, and Spirit.  We don’t woo … Continue reading

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The Truth Hurts ~ at least in the beginning.

Some time back, I shared some thoughts about our being one in and by the Spirit. At that time I used a pond as a word picture of the point I was wanting to make, contrasting the intimacy that is … Continue reading

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Kingdom Authority Works By Honor

In our last post we spoke about the priority of being over doing. In this post we want to explore the difference between the authority of doing and the authority of being. I’ll begin by “cutting to the chase:” Authority … Continue reading

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Being First, Then Doing

The Church at Antioch got me thinking a little more about this matter of the priority of “being.”  Antioch is where “they were first called ‘Christians.”  So I thought perhaps I should go back there and see what happened that … Continue reading

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