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“For we live by faith and not by sight” (2 Cor 5:7). Sight is the Greek word “eidos” (G1491) and has these meanings: 1) the external or outward appearance, form figure, shape 2) form, kind “Eidos” stems from the following root word: … Continue reading
For reasons that are only between God and me I have been compelled to explore faith the last couple of years. Perhaps it is because I asked God to teach me faith based on an honest recognition of that I … Continue reading
Eve could hear God’s voice in the Garden. God is Spirit, and only spirit can hear Spirit. Jesus draws our attention to hearing in John 8 when discussing with the Pharisees. He is basically saying that we are reflections of … Continue reading
Before the foundation of the earth a word was spoken: “The Lamb is slain.” Jesus is that Word who took on human flesh and who reproduces that word in all those who receive Him. As always, when a word is … Continue reading
I have a rather nasty inflammation in my left shoulder. It is heavily affected by some of the exercises I perform at the gym. When it hurts all of me hurts, even my head. However, it pleases me to bruise … Continue reading
The quality of light is clearly communicated to us when contrasted to its opposite, darkness. Likewise, faith comes across crisp and distinct because it can be contrasted with doubt, appearances and opposing circumstances. Faith is explained by what it is … Continue reading
As a math teacher, I deal with facts every day. Faith is also dealing with facts, and earlier today I made some observations concerning how some of my students relate to math and given challenges. The parallels to the spiritual … Continue reading
By Donald Konick Does 2+2 yield 4 only when I believe it does or is it always 4? God’s Truth is fact, like gravity is a fact. You are free not to believe in gravity, and you are free (because … Continue reading
The centurion who Jesus praised for his great faith knew a thing or two about spiritual realities. He knew that when he spoke a word the thing was done. His spoken word was the first evidence of whatever he wanted … Continue reading