The Gospel and God’s Purposes

A Climb Free Post. Free climbing, which is to climb unaided by artificial supports and human contrivances, whether on lead or following, is the purest and most satisfying expression of the climbing spirit. Free climbing illustrates for us the passion and purity we should have for living each day unaided as much as possible by …

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The Gospel of the Kingdom

A "Climb Free" post. Free climbing illustrates for us the passion and purity we should have for living each day unaided as much as possible by dependence on artificial supports and our human contrivances.  We are creatures of an almighty God, created expressly to live in His presence and power.  To do so is the …

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Praying the Scriptures: Difficult Times

Image via Pixabay Our nation is being torn apart by the political and anarchist actions coming from the left and the right.  Both sides are culpable, and neither side has a true solution.  The fight is not for solutions but to gain raw power.  Anytime a nation’s leadership sacrifices truth for power, destruction follows. This …

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Fairy Tale Comes True

Image via Pixabay An adjunct assistant professor of the New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary, Rodolfo Estrada, recently wrote the following: "Every Christmas, a relatively small town in the Palestinian West Bank comes center stage: Bethlehem. Jesus, according to some biblical sources, was born in this town some two millennia ago. Yet the New Testament …

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