The Narrow Gate – Knowing God

Image via Author, White Cloud Peaks, Idaho Our God has created us and redeemed us for very important purposes, though a great many church goers would be hard-pressed to tell you what they are. Certainly, to love our God above all other loves, including above ourselves, is one of them You can read about this …

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Rest – Letting Go and Letting God

I have been having a surprising number of conversations with people regarding the new covenant life we have in Christ as He lives His life in us.  At least six separate conversations this week.  People are hungry for the truth of our new covenant life in Christ. Why are so many becoming hungry to learn …

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Hearing God Speak – Big Decisions

Often when believers in God how they will know what the Lord’s will might be, they are given information that is at best not all that useful.  “Look in the Scriptures for guidance,” they might be told.  And in situations for which the Bible offers guidance, this works.  Yet some situations are not covered in …

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Christmas-The Kingdom of Light

“The Kingdom of God is where we belong. It is home, and whether we realize it or not, I think we are all of us homesick for it."                                               ― Frederick Buechner Isaiah 2:2-5 “ In the last days the mountain of the Lord’s temple will be established as the highest of the mountains; it will be …

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Familiarity, Not Facts; Intimacy, Not Information.

“There is no peace like the peace of those whose minds are possessed with full assurance that they have known God, and God has known them, and that this relationship guarantees God’s favor to them in life, through death and on forever.”                                                                                           - JI Packer What does it mean to know your God as it …

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