Category Archives: New Nature

Trash Talk too

July 23 You may have heard the news report, out of Cocoa FL, from July 12. A group of teens watched and laughed as a man drowned in a retention pond. The teens recorded the 31-year-old’s drowning on video – … Continue reading

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The New You, Nurtured

July 19 “Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.” (Prov. 4:23) I enjoy gardening. There is something satisfying in bringing living things from the earth (and enjoying the fruits of those labors). I … Continue reading

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Renewal…

July 17 I really need to clarify an obvious objection to what we have been discussing… God’s work in us can certainly seem like a gradual work – so when we hear someone declaring God’s immediate work in us… it … Continue reading

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The Dress-up Box

July 15 “Put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision to indulge your evil desires.” (Romans 13:14) We have a box in our basement that doesn’t get used much anymore. But many years ago, when our children were … Continue reading

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A God of Immediacy; part 3 Old vs. New

July 13 “Behold, I make all things new.” (from Revelation 21:5) We have been talking about how the Bible has revealed God to be a God of immediacy. He is not a God of gradual processes. When He acts, His … Continue reading

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A God of Immediacy; part 2

July 12 “And God said… And it was so.” (Genesis 1) God has revealed Himself, in the Bible, to be a God of immediacy. This changes everything. We are not now constantly waiting for God to fix us or complete … Continue reading

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A God of Immediacy

July 11 “And God said… And it was so.” (Genesis 1) “Jesus said to (the blind man), ‘Go your way; your faith has made you well.’ And immediately he received his sight…” (from Mark 10:52) At the risk of estranging … Continue reading

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