Category Archives: Child of God

Blessed… a Second Look

This is a companion, follow-up piece to Thursday’s post on… theHeartSeekerblog. wordpress.com… May 3 “Blessed are…” (Jesus – Matthew 5) In yesterday’s post in “The Red-Letters,” we talked about being blessed – and approached Jesus’ teaching from a Hebrew perspective. … Continue reading

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Capernaum

March 27 “And leaving Nazareth he went and lived in Capernaum by the sea, in the territory of Zebulun and Naphtali…” (Matthew 4:13) In my studies for “The Red-Letters” – Thoughts on the Words of Jesus (@ the HeartSeekerblog.wordpress.com [shameless … Continue reading

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Lessons from a Royal Official

This is a follow-up piece to this week’s work on… theHeartSeekerBlog.wordpress.com… February 22 In chapter 4 of his gospel, John records a powerful account (vs. 46-54). Summarizing… a man (identified only as a “royal official” in Capernaum) has a sick … Continue reading

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Humbling and Testing

This is a companion piece to my post on theHeartseekerblog.wordpress.com… January 4 Have you ever wondered why we all go through times when our world is shaken – or God seems to be absolutely disinterested in what you are going … Continue reading

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The Gift of Our Selves

November 30 “I appeal to you… to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship…” (Romans 12:1) It seems that the only thing that we can give to the God Who … Continue reading

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Be vs. Do, pt. 4 – The Whole Point

November 12 “For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works…” (Eph. 2:10) We have been talking about being vs. doing – and the vital importance of seeing ourselves in light of God’s provision, through the … Continue reading

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Be vs. Do; pt. 3 – The Futility of Doing

November 9 “I do not do the good I want, but the evil I do not want is what I keep on doing…” (Romans 7:19) We have been talking about the importance of “being” rather than “doing.” Jesus came to … Continue reading

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Be vs. Do

November 5 The very foundation of true Christianity involves a remarkable identity change for us who have embraced Jesus and what He has done for us. The New Testament is replete with polar contrasts… what we were (before Jesus) and … Continue reading

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Were vs. Are; pt. 4 – Righteousness of God

October 26 “God made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God.” (2 Corinthians 5:21) Scripturally speaking, our salvation is a package deal. Included in the … Continue reading

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Belief and Faith; pt. 8 – God’s Objective

October 19 “Whoever claims to live in Him must live as Jesus did.” (1 John 2:6) I have been doing a lot of “soul-searching” lately. Maybe it’s because, as I approach the “autumn” of my life, I find myself longing … Continue reading

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