Category Archives: kingdom of God

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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Mustard seed faith

  “The Kingdom of Heaven is like a mustard seed planted in a field. It is the smallest of all seeds, but it becomes the largest of garden plants; it grows into a tree, and birds come and make nests in … Continue reading

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What a sweater, slacks and sneakers have to do with the Kingdom of God

Excessive attachment to political parties agitates the community with ill-founded jealousies and false alarms, kindles the animosity of one party against another, and opens the door to foreign influence and corruption. – George Washington Where is George when we need … Continue reading

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Won’t you be my neighbor?

If you search for good, you will find favor; but if you search for evil, it will find you!                        — Proverbs 27:11 As some of you already know, our … Continue reading

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A quiet kind of revolution

But something many have forgotten There’s more than merely meets the eye A quiet kind of revolution Is coming down on us from the sky   You can’t read about it in your textbook You can’t see it on your … Continue reading

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