Monthly Archives: January 2012

Life

It wasn’t in His mind Not at all To leave us Fatherless He stepped down Not to fulfill every rule Not at all He came to take us home Not to a house dull Not at all He came to … Continue reading

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A Mighty Man of Valor! Who? You!

To thresh wheat in the winepress can hardly be called bravery. It doesn’t exactly qualify for a hero of the year prize. Nevertheless, it was this seemingly weak man, utterly afraid of a neighboring tribe, who God called a mighty … Continue reading

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Put on the New Man

It was Paul who admonished us to put on the new man and put off the old man. How do we do this? How are we to know which is which? What is the difference between the old and the … Continue reading

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The Cross is the Substance

Of the many doctrines the church holds the claim that a Christian will as long as he is in this realm commit sins is as absurd as to say that a healed cripple will continue to limp the rest of … Continue reading

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The Total Truth in Brevity

It was Jesus who outlined the total truth concerning how we operate as persons: “Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of his own accord, but only what he sees the Father doing. For whatever the … Continue reading

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The Emptying

By Andrea Garzon & Ole Henrik Skjelstad How can God most effectively affirm that He is all in all in us? How can we get to know without a shadow of doubt that what He has given us really is … Continue reading

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Acts 15:20 Seen with “New” Eyes

“But that we write unto them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from things strangled, and from blood” (Acts 15:20). I have always understood this verse in an absolute literal way and I think that … Continue reading

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Faith and Desire – An Exchange between Nancy Gilmore and Me – Part 6

PART 6 Ole Henrik: The word is made flesh in you and me, and since that is so it seems to me important to God to call us to faith as co-operators with Him since He speaks through our mouths. … Continue reading

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Faith and Desire – An Exchange between Nancy Gilmore and Me – Part 5

PART 5 Ole Henrik: You know how it is: How we are assailed by doubt, the feeling of standstill, confusion (is this what I really want etc etc), the varying emotions, the overwhelming impossibilities, the waiting, the impatience, the pain……I … Continue reading

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Faith and Desire – An Exchange between Nancy Gilmore and Me – Part 4

Part 4 Ole Henrik: Thanks for sharing your amazing testimony with me! Your story is simply stunning! And you are right! I have almost frenetically been examining my desires and faith, but in the process I have also learned a … Continue reading

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