Who is Your Reference Point?

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Has our culture become a lot of sound and fury signifying nothing?  Do we tend to mirror the nature of our culture instead of knowing who we really are as believers in Jesus Christ? There is much good in our culture, but there is equally a lot that is detrimental to following the Gospel.  We can observe that American society … Read More

Jesus Heartburn

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Spiritual transformation takes the form of companionship with Jesus.  Spiritual people are not just those who engage in spiritual practices but those who draw their life from a conversational relationship with God. We see this in action after His resurrection, Jesus appeared to His disciples on various occasions until He ascended to heaven forty days later.  His main task during … Read More

Blinded by the Light

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In the Christian life the benefits of living an obedient life are many.  There are two benefits that are so linked together that it is difficult to treat them separately.  The epitome of these character qualities is a passion for personal holiness and a sense of humility.  Over time the Holy Spirit generates in our hearts and souls a craving … Read More

Hidden in Christ

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Who we are Do we think of our lives as immersed in blessing? Ephesians 1:3 says, “…the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing…” Do we see our lives as immersed in blessing? If not what keeps us from living in complete abandon to God? Ephesians 1:4 tells us … Read More

Know and be Known

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What would you consider as the most important thing for your existence?  Many Christians would answer that it would be finding God or loving, knowing, and serving Him. However people express it, most would say something about God but would not make any reference to self. In all of the things God created only humans are challenged to know their … Read More

Transformed by Love

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According, to 2 Corinthians 3:18, the goal of our spiritual journey is to be transformed into the image of God. “And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another…,” (2 Corinthians 3:18). Transformation will involve being remade into who we were destined from … Read More

Encounter with Perfect Love

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We have all, at some point, sang the words “trust and obey.” We can tend to think these words sum up the Christian life. We focus on willful acts of obedience as a means to draw closer to God, not realizing that God wants us to surrender our hearts to Him. God wants us to submit our hearts and will, … Read More

The Day the Dreams Die

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“Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit” (John 12:24). Christian spirituality does not try to deny or ignore the fact that contained within it is one of the most compelling mysteries; the sacrificial Lamb who died for the sins … Read More

Pilgrimage to Wholeness

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The journey of our Christian walk can feel like we are going somewhere but we don’t know where we are going.  We are uncomfortable because we don’t have control of the itinerary and can’t control the route.  Our present states of brokenness and incompleteness is not always comfortable but at least we are accustomed to it and know our way … Read More