Tag Archives: harmony

The Kingdom of God is Being Taken Away

  Matthew 21:33-46      Here’s another group of people (to add to the list in my last post) that Jesus says will not participate in the kingdom of heaven (also called the kingdom of God). In my ebook about the … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Meditations on Specific Texts | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

5 Groups of People Who Won’t Enter the Kingdom of God

Matthew 21:23-32 Jesus said tax collectors and prostitutes will enter the kingdom of God before the religious rule-followers who say the right words. In the Gospels, He spoke of five kinds of people who won’t find the peace and joy … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Meditations on Specific Texts | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Binding and Loosing in the Name of Jesus Christ

Matthew 18:15-20      Jesus taught a direct approach to dealing with relationship issues that progressed from the one on one approach to going before the ekklesia.      If someone is not complying with the goals of the group, go to … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Meditations on Specific Texts | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

4 Reactions to the Word of the Kingdom

Matthew 13 How receptive are you to the word of the kingdom that Jesus spread in the world in his parable about the Sower and the Seed? And what was the “word of the kingdom” that Jesus was sowing? The … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Books, Meditations on Specific Texts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Book Release – In Living Color: Heaven

       I’m excited about my newest book coming out in May – In Living Color: Heaven. I usually avoid buying books with “Heaven” in the title because they typically deal with afterlife destinations. But I don’t think Jesus was … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Salt, Light, Heaven and Earth

Matthew 5:13-20 It’s no accident that Jesus compares his disciples to salt and light immediately following the Beatitudes. The Beatitudes explain what you will be like when you have matured and found your purpose for existing. You are a piece … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Home page | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Reformation is Returning to God

       I learned a deeper meaning of repentance this week. In a nutshell it means “returning to the image of God – oneness, unity.”      I also learned that 60+ per cent of the universe is made up of … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Home page | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Truth – Not Set in Stone

  Luke 12:32-40      I’ve constructed some raised garden beds so I can grow vegetables. The side boards are 10-12 inches tall and have to be supported with 4 by 4 posts anchored in the ground with concrete. They hold … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Meditations on Specific Texts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Evil Spirits

  In my last blog, I talked about different ways of thinking of evil, as defined through Aramaic interpretation. I didn’t relate it to evil spirits. Pictures like the one here make it hard to reduce your image that evil … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Home page | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment