Blaspheming the Holy Spirit? I do not think it means what you think it means…

What is this “sin against the Holy Spirit”? Why can’t it be forgiven???

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Daily Devotion: Talk Doesn’t Matter In The Kingdom of God.

I know I am not doing all I could do, hunkered down behind a computer, writing out my own thoughts when I can make time, regardless of how effective those words may be. I need to get out. Into the world.

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Daily Devotion: The Logos and The Sophia of God

Luke 10:22. All things have been handed over to me by my Father; and no one knows who the Son is except the Father, or who the Father is except the Son and anyone to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.

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Daily Devotions: God’s Breath and The Meaning of Pentecost

Jesus was not baptized by water. He was baptized by the Breath of God, the Holy Spirit. The water is only a symbol.

The Holy Spirit is vitally important, because the Word of God cannot be formed without the Breath of God. God’s creative will cannot be enacted without Breath.

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Daily Devotion: Killing Your Self with The Breath of God

God never once speaks of how important the Self is. God’s ultimate concern is with the whole, the “congregation”, the “nation”, “all peoples”. All of Jesus’ teachings are steps on the path to minimizing or even destroying the Self.

The Way of Christ is the way of the cross, where the Self is crucified for the sake of the many.

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Daily Devotion: Choosing Exile from God’s Love

Bible Readings for Friday February 11th, 2011 – The 6th Week of Epiphany *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Psalm 119:1-8 1. Happy are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the LORD. 2. Happy are those who keep his decrees, who seek him with their whole heart, […]

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Sunday Devotion: Radical Grace and The Reality of Laboring in Vain – The 2nd Week of Epiphany

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Bible Readings for Sunday January 16th, 2011 – The 2nd Week of Epiphany *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Isaiah 49:1-7 1. Listen to me, O coastlands, pay attention, you peoples from far away! The LORD called me before I was born, while I was in my mother’s womb he named me. […]

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Daily Devotion: Elisha, Simon, and “Joe Six-Pack”

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Bible Readings for Saturday January 15th, 2011 – The 2nd Week of Epiphany *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Psalm 40:1-11 1. [To the leader. Of David. A Psalm.] I waited patiently for the LORD; he inclined to me and heard my cry. 2. He drew me up from the desolate pit, […]

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Daily Devotion: Crappy Brothers and The Holy Spirit

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Bible Readings for Friday January 14th, 2011 – The 2nd Week of Epiphany *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Psalm 40:1-11 1. [To the leader. Of David. A Psalm.] I waited patiently for the LORD; he inclined to me and heard my cry. 2. He drew me up from the desolate pit, […]

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