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One baptism, revisited

Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is … Continue reading

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One God

Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is … Continue reading

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One baptism

Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is … Continue reading

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One Faith

This is an easy one. One faith means just that: no denominations, no religions, no creeds. There’s only one faith because there is only one means by which one comes to faith in Christ and that is by way of … Continue reading

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One body

We are one. One body. The church around the world is one body. Each person belongs to the whole. Everyone who believes is a part of everyone who believes. There can be no separation or there is no life. It’s … Continue reading

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Catch the wave

But let justice roll down like waters And righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.  Amos 5:24 With the pandemic going on and the resulting economic crisis, joined this week by the racial upheaval in our cities, I’ve been struggling trying to … Continue reading

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‘ALL HAVE SINNED’

The sign inside the historic Church of the Open Door, once in downtown Los Angeles, is remarkable if you think about how many churches would be willing to put “ALL HAVE SINNED” over the front of their church. Think of … Continue reading

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Church, 2020

Think about the amount of trust in the Holy Spirit there had to be in the formation of the early church. Especially after the persecution scattered believers all over the region. Groups of believers were springing up everywhere. All of … Continue reading

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