Once you realize that the Faith is not about performance and presentation you become ruined unto true relationship with real people and a real present God. You may attempt to reenter and find ways to rightly perform so that you convey the real relationship that you’ve learned about, but it won’t work. You can’t teachContinue reading “All in?”
Peter is the pope of Christendom. Christ is the King of the Kingdom. There’s a difference. Selah.
Interesting enough, we Americans have used our Christianity to reinforce our violence, our careers, our family structures, our personal wealth, our dominance over one another, our social security, and our popularity . While Jesus’ teaching did not reinforce any of these. He most accurately taught in opposition to these things. Naturally, we have to questionContinue reading “convenience”
Ever think about the simplicity of Jesus’ ministry? How He lived in relationship with those whom He ministered to. How He sometimes felt led up the mountain and other times was pressured to release the Spirit of God that abided in Him. How He walked and ate from plants speaking with those on the streets.Continue reading “It’s Simple.”
When I first wrote this it felt very dangerous. I had been questioning whether or not this was helpful, harsh, or even heretical. But then I read some the the words of Christ and His brother James and realized that the same Spirit inspired all three. Beware of the false prophets, who come to you inContinue reading ““christian”?!”
The chief priests, therefore, questioned Jesus concerning his disciples, and concerning his teaching; Jesus answered him, `I spake freely to the world, I did always teach in a synagogue, and in the temple, where the Jews do always come together; and in secret I spake nothing; why me dost thou question? question those having heard what IContinue reading “how dare you?”
~ Having a ‘good theology’ and a good commentary can never ever ever substitute or adequately mimic the living breathing words of God.
If you’re unable to forgive your enemies how will you ever show them compassion?
that we don’t hear at church each week, but we probably need to hear each week is…. We must lay down our lives to have the life of Christ. Either we try, to no avail, to live righteously and find joy. OR we give up our lives to God and let Jesus live in andContinue reading “The Simple Truth”