Posts with the tag “life-in-the-kingdom”
God's Kingdom Now
May 11th, 2021
You see, what I have learned is that the kingdom of God is wherever God’s rule and reign are taking place. ...
Disconnected from God's Priorities
May 7th, 2021
Jesus has always expressed the fact that there is a huge disconnect between what God prioritizes as important and what human beings see as being of greatest value, but never more explicitly than in th...
Living in a Distant Country
April 30th, 2021
If all I have, like in the parable, comes from my Father, I have certainly squandered quite a bit of it on living in ways that are inconsistent with God’s commands of loving God with all my heart, sou...
Looking for Loopholes
April 25th, 2021
One does not try to or need to justify oneself if they know they are doing what is right. There is no need to use mental gymnastics to reinterpret the plain words of scripture if in your heart you kn...
March 28th, 2021
I have often wrestled with this saying from Jesus. To be honest with you, I often wrestle with a lot of what Jesus says. I think that is because our culture is so vastly different from the ideals of...
March 6th, 2021
It is clear that we all have the capacity to choose that on which we will focus. I don’t think I’m going to far to say that, in this case, it is the same as worshiping. What we focus on, what we inv...
Don't be Drawn Away
February 24th, 2021
John is describing someone who loves power, prestige, privilege, and possessions. These four “Ps” describe the attraction of the broken world which Satan uses to separate us from our relationship wit...
What Really Matters
December 30th, 2020
Jesus is always asking us the question, “What do you want me to do for you?”. But until we understand the ways of God, we will answer that question with things that matter little in the Kingdom of He...
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