Category Archives: kingdom of God

Justice, freedom and love

I’d (hammer, ring, sing) out danger I’d (hammer, ring, sing) out a warning I’d (hammer, ring, sing) out love between My brothers and my sisters All over this land   It’s the hammer of justice It’s the bell of freedom … Continue reading

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‘All aboard!’

People, get ready There’s a train a-coming You don’t need no ticket You just get on board All you need is faith To hear the diesels humming Don’t need no ticket You just thank the Lord – Curtis Mayfield Get … Continue reading

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From Creation to Restoration

We’re going to spend some more time this week on “The rest of the gospel” that I spoke to last week because it is critical to what differentiates the true gospel from this phenomenon we have come to know at … Continue reading

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Don’t be afraid

Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. Luke 12:32 When you look at the world and your little place in it, it’s easy to feel small and insignificant. Especially in light of … Continue reading

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The experiment lives on

  I think we often forget that America was and is an experiment. At no other time in history has the setting and the resources been so right to begin a democracy. And the fact that the country is still … Continue reading

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Clothed with gladness

The grasslands of the desert overflow;           the hills are clothed with gladness. The meadows are covered with flocks           and the valleys are mantled with grain;           … Continue reading

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The First Church of Boomers and Millennials

I had lunch yesterday with a pastor, an attorney who is an influential church leader, and a Christian college professor with a PhD from Oxford. They all love Jesus, but none of them are having a satisfactory church experience. The … Continue reading

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Not the strong man

  Those who are indwelled by and dependent upon the Spirit of Jesus are humble and self-effacing. They are deeply touched by the weakness and suffering of others. They are gentle and kind. They long for goodness in themselves and … Continue reading

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