Tag Archives: believe

wrapping my hands around faith

Let’s start with a few key passages (certainly not all inclusive … but some of my favorites) of Scripture in this personal exercise regarding faith … Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not … Continue reading

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propitiation

Don’t you just love it when you look up a word in the dictionary and it uses the root of that word to define it … for example: propitiation is the act of propitiating or something that propitiates. So helpful … Continue reading

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a far superior substitute

Excruciating … what kind of pain memories does that bring to mind? For me personally on the 1-10 pain scale, excruciating pain is that pain that hits the 10 or 10 plus rating. Fortunately, I haven’t hit that too many … Continue reading

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the prophetic blood thirsty mob

You may be wondering, ‘How can a blood thirsty mob be prophetic?’ Consider … Now at the feast the governor was accustomed to release for the crowd any one prisoner whom they wanted.                         And they had then a notorious … Continue reading

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the proverbial path of salvation

A few days ago, we looked at the following passage in the light of a proverbial explanation of the fall of man … Trust IN the Lord with ALL your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in ALL … Continue reading

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the ungodly alliance of world and flesh

Today let’s continue the conversation begun yesterday in the post unequally yoked withIN … and this conversation, Lord willing, may continue down a few rabbit holes over the next couple of days. Too often we look at the world through rose … Continue reading

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did Jesus promote easy believism?

I ended yesterday’s post with the question, ‘How’s this for a new church sign?’ MAY THE FATHER, SON AND SPIRIT MAKE THEIR HOME IN YOU You may say, “But Bernie, that is too mysterious and bizarre … that will scare people off.” Yes, … Continue reading

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