Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Rough Places Made Smooth

“The rough places made smooth and the crooked places straight” refers to a fact of faith. A fact of faith IS a promise of God and it is present tense. Faith is always present tense. The point is; we see obstacles … Continue reading

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Extending Our Tent

Paul said about the Corinthians: “You are people of the flesh, as infants in Christ.” The point is not only that there were divisions, strife and jealousy among them, but how they took communion testifies to how they tried to grasp spiritual things … Continue reading

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Identify with Christ

“The full implication of Paul’s insistence that I am dead to the law is that this apparently independent I is an illusion, because that “I” comes under the law. Being dead to the law means there remains no independent I … Continue reading

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Show Me Your Faith Without Your Works

James has always been an enigma to many of us. He seemingly is at variance with Paul when he claims that we are not only saved by faith, but also by works. Abraham becomes a point of reference when James … Continue reading

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Mark 11:24 and the Faith Rest-Life (A Dialogue)

Ole Henrik: Mark 11:24 is definitely a call to faith, that is, to trust ourselves as safe sons who are in concord with God in all things and this trust in God (that He in fact lives as us) and this trust in … Continue reading

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Our True Marriage

The following is an excerpt from Desire and Faith and Then onto the Fatherhood Level Nancy: Spirit-spirit-union is like two magnets joined together. I saw them as two round shaped circles – like 2 discs STUCK together with the great drawing power … Continue reading

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Words of Faith II

(The following exchange between Mary Blair and me took place spontaneously after I had posted the quote by Norman Grubb on Facebook.) “On this “word of faith”….The fact that it is a spoken word, is the guarantee that it is … Continue reading

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Words of Faith

Jesus spoke a lot of faith-words over His followers, but what did He do after He had spoken? He sat down beside His Father, that is, He rested watching His Father fulfilling every one of those words He spoke. God … Continue reading

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Some Brief Reflections on Some Passages from John 14 and 15

If you love me, you will keep my commandments. This is Jesus faith word concerning His followers, a word that is spontaneously fulfilled in us every day. Jesus walked in the ease of faith trusting that every word He spoke was the … Continue reading

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The Foolishness of the Gospel

I find it intriguing that a mere carpenter from Nazareth had the audacity to say: “If you have seen me you have seen the Father.” Well, we know he wasn’t a mere carpenter. He was the Son. But, very few … Continue reading

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