Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Pillars

The types, shadows and parables which abound in the Old Testament all points to Jesus Christ, who is All in all and the Lamb slain from before the foundation of the earth. We cannot escape the fact that we are … Continue reading

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A Changed Rod

It was Jesus Himself who gave Paul his special commission when He told Paul on the Damascus road that He would send him to the Gentiles “to open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from … Continue reading

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Authenticity

In his letter to the Galatians Paul refers to a process he calls “Christ being formed in you.” He makes it abundantly clear that this process somehow is reversed if we subject ourselves to external laws. The Israelites in the … Continue reading

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The God of the Mundane

I once divided the Christian life into a spiritual realm and a mundane realm. When operating in the spiritual realm I somehow invoked God’s presence through a variety of spiritual disciplines, and it was predominantly through worship, Bible reading and … Continue reading

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We are ONE!

Adam knew his wife Eve” we read in the Genesis account. In more than one sense this foreshadows the union reality between deity and man. In the case of Adam and Eve male and female became one – two became … Continue reading

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Who is God?

It should seem quite obvious that whatever we believe about God will fashion what we think about being created in God’s image and likeness. This is from the Westminster Larger Catechism: Q. 7. What is God? A. God is a … Continue reading

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Some Brief Words on the Union Reality

Engaged in a heated discussion with some Jews Jesus gave the following testimony concerning their religious fervor: Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, … Continue reading

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What a Wonderful New Life

When Paul begins his letter to the Ephesians he is unable to restrain himself and bursts out in enthusiastic praise: “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in … Continue reading

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The Serpent in the Wilderness

Why did Moses raise up a serpent in the wilderness? In His famous discourse with Nicodemus Jesus referred to this symbol when He said: “And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of … Continue reading

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