Monthly Archives: December 2011

More on Desires

The scriptures are quite plain in their description of God when they say about Him that He is love. His love is made manifest through His desire to bless, so that in the context of God’s person we might say … Continue reading

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No Intermediary

To be taken into darkness will almost without exception cause some kind of inner transformation in which our eyes have been further opened to take in more of the light from above so that we in increasing measure can rest … Continue reading

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The Sabbath

The gospels abound with examples of Jesus repeatedly breaking the Sabbath hence provoking the religious elite of His day. Jesus’ extensive ministry on the Sabbath is parables showing that the Sabbath merely is a shadow pointing to Him. He is … Continue reading

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Imaginations and Expectations

Lately I have become aware of that I find it bothersome to relate to my daydreams; those imaginations that spontaneously fill our minds and which are grand movies portraying a future which often seems too good to be true. Most … Continue reading

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To Climb Sycamores

Zacchaeus was indeed a man small of stature, but that didn’t keep him from being big in riches – his wealth acquired by fraud and extortion. We are not told what aroused his interest in Jesus, but his curiosity drove … Continue reading

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Not Two Wills – Another Leap of Faith

“Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them” (Mark 11:24). “And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing … Continue reading

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