Monthly Archives: October 2011

Trekking in Unknown Territory

So here we have Abraham walking with his son towards this mountain he saw afar off after three days of journeying. He is commissioned to kill his own son. It goes against everything he knows or has learned. The whole situation … Continue reading

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The Woman Caught in Adultery

By Andrea Garzon and Ole Henrik Skjelstad The episode with the woman caught in adultery took place in the temple as recounted in John 8. She was brought there by her accusers (the law). In the temple we find Jesus … Continue reading

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The Soul

Man was created in the image of God. He was made a living soul when God breathed into his nostrils the breath of life. However, the soul, which is made right with every faculty, trait and appetite as God’s own, … Continue reading

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Common

Jesus entertained no desire whatsoever to prove his superiority to his followers by statements such as: “I do only what I see my Father is doing. I always do the things that are pleasing to my Father. If you have … Continue reading

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A Dialogue

This dialogue spontaneously took place on Facebook yesterday. Since so many precious truths emerged during our conversation I thought it would be an idea to share it with my readers. Nancy Gilmore: It’s not wrong to be tempted. Jesus was tempted in … Continue reading

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Reaching the Shore

In the instant Jesus entered the boat they immediately reached the shore toward which they had been slowly making their way (John 6:21). This is such an extraordinary story. The disciples were going across the sea to Capernaum, but weren’t … Continue reading

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Desire, Hope, Faith and Promises

By Andrea Garzon & Ole Henrik Skjelstad “…..now I myself being Spirit, am meaningless in relation to others unless I have means of expressing my spirit self, and that is my soul and body. My soul is my emotions and … Continue reading

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No Good in Trying to Be Good

It is vital that we get a straight understanding of Romans 7. Paul is taking us into his personal struggle with the law and sin before his great release as accounted for in Romans 8. His problem wasn’t the law. … Continue reading

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