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The Nature of Christ

Someone posted the following question today on facebook: “Do you think the symbol of the cross is disrespectful to Christ? Did Satan inspire this, to focus on His execution?… the Lord does say “take up your cross and follow me” and He submitted Himself to the cross when He had all the power to end […]

“Be Me”…Thoughts on the Sacrament and Eternal Life

Last week, the following came to me: Christ said, “Come unto Me”, and the journey began He said, “Walk with Me”, and we walked, and talked He said, “Be with Me”, and we sat Then He said, “Be Me”…to be continued.   Of course, the question of what it means to “Be Me” was obvious, […]

Conversations with God #15 – Friends Forever

Lord, when I come to you, I still find that I bring a little guilt, and doubt, and even fear to the conversation. Yes, I know. And I’m still seeking validation – like, “Am I ok?  Do you still love me?” And that’s kind of ok, but it’s so unnecessary.  I’m still waiting for you […]

Oneness

Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word; That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.  And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they […]

There Will be Peace

There will be peace. A profound, all consuming, fulfilling-of-all-hope type of peace.  Peace like the lion lying with the lamb; the child playing on the cockatrice’s den; because “This is the purpose that is purposed upon the whole earth: and this is the hand that is stretched out upon all the nations”. Isaiah 14:26 His hand is stretched out still because He is, and because […]

Friends Forever

Sometimes you just catch lightning in a bottle.  Most of our songs have been that way.  The ones we’ve had to work at just usually don’t amount to much, if they don’t just get dropped.  This one wrote itself.  In February, we attended a get together (reunion) of old friends from my college days at […]

Peace in a State of Opposition?

For it must needs be, that there is an opposition in all things. If not so, my firstborn in the wilderness, righteousness could not be brought to pass, neither wickedness, neither holiness nor misery, neither good nor bad. Wherefore, all things must needs be a compound in one; wherefore, if it should be one body it must needs remain […]