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Faith is a question of perception, getting your head lined up with your convictions. The fallen fleshly nature rejects the leadership of revelation. By design, we have the volitional means to overcome the resistance of the flesh. We have within … Continue reading
As a younger man, I was captivated by The Lord of the Rings and the fantasy world of Tolkien. The author began his work prior to WW1, but the bulk of it was published around the time I was born … Continue reading
A primary emphasis in ancient Hebrew language was to narrate an experience in vivid fashion so that the listener(s) could experience it for themselves on some level. While there is an obvious intent to sway the listener by adding a … Continue reading
Obsessions enslave us. It’s a direct insult to God — poking Him in the eye — when you seek control over things He said were His to control. That goes for weather, climate and the earth in general. We aren’t … Continue reading
As Sister Wildcucmber noted, the heart is a sensory organ. Indeed, once the heart is awakened, the rest of the body touches our world in a wholly different way. She linked to an article whose author does seem to understand … Continue reading
Modern Western man surely sees the beauty in nature and could perhaps reason from it to a glimpse of some divine hand in the vista. Ancient Hebrew man, along with men of every nation within a years’ travel, would have … Continue reading
Let’s explore some of the implications of the Doctrine of Leverage and all my blather about Christlike charity and moral sacrifice. We understand the necessity of standing back and suffering the empathy of those who hurt without taking action because … Continue reading