Category Archives: kingdom of God

A Towel, Not a Title

“Jesus knew that the Father had given him authority over everything and that he had come from God and would return to God. 4 So he got up from the table, took off his robe, wrapped a towel around his … Continue reading

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The Time is Ripe, [Ascension Truths]

9 After saying this, he was taken up into a cloud while they were watching, and they could no longer see him. 10 As they strained to see him rising into heaven, two white-robed men suddenly stood among them. Acts 1:9-10 Look … Continue reading

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Suffering: Finding Some Reasons

“Since he himself has gone through suffering and testing, he is able to help us when we are being tested.” Hebrews 2:18, (NLT) “Whenever you meet someone who has really suffered; been limited, gone through things for the Lord, willing … Continue reading

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Together, for Each Other

“The Bible knows nothing of solitary religion.”  –John Wesley There isn’t really a place for the individual in our walk of discipleship.  This is a most exceptional truth.  You might say that our society here in the U.S. is expressed in … Continue reading

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Falling, and Dying?

“I tell you the truth, a grain of wheat must fall to the ground and die to make many seeds. But if it never dies, it remains only a single seed.25 Those who love their lives will lose them, but … Continue reading

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Always Like Little Children [Always]

   “About that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Who is greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven?” 2 Jesus called a little child to him and put the child among them. 3 Then he said, “I tell you the truth, unless … Continue reading

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The Lady and the Knight in Shining Armor

“Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.” Eph. 4:32 “It’s unfortunate and I really wish I wouldn’t have to say this, but I really like human beings who have suffered. They are … Continue reading

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