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Better than a sermon . . .

You don’t need to rely on secondhand info about Jesus. He’s talking to you directly. I don’t understand why many Christians prefer to hear a preacher instead of reading the Bible and hearing God’s direct voice. If you would listen … Continue reading

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Heart-distancing isn’t healthy (a closed heart is a lonely place to live)

A closed heart is a lonely place to live. To share from the heart is to tell the truth with openness and vulnerability–to let the inner you come into view. Some people keep their heart closed to try to protect … Continue reading

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Supernatural combo — the living Jesus & the Bible

Christ-followers are called to be led by the Spirit and surrendered to the rule (kingdom) of God. When Jesus is more than religions information and becomes within you, living animation, you experience supernatural transformation. Christians are called to live and … Continue reading

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Christianity needs more “heartials” and fewer facials

Facials are fine, but what we all really need is heartials. When Christians gather with a “minister to me” attitude instead of a “let’s minister to one another” attitude, we miss much that God has for us. Perhaps a group … Continue reading

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Jackhammer or stethoscope in church

Some Christians approach people with a jackhammer. Perhaps it would be better to use a stethoscope and listen to their heart. Muzzles and masks make meetings methodological. Open hearts and freedom for Spirit-led expression release healing and compassion. “Let My … Continue reading

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Unorganized faith (a very short poem)

I love unorganized faith That freely flows From people’s hearts, Instead of programs.

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Religious thought or supernatural relevation?

Church focuses too much on religious explanations and not enough on ongoing interaction with the risen Jesus. Theology is religious thought. Revelation is direct perception of God. If we neglect to observe what the Lord is doing in our heart, … Continue reading

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The devil likes to gag Christians (and church sometimes helps).

Does the devil want Christians to be quiet about their faith? Is the way church is usually conducted a factor in helping keep people silent about their love for Jesus? What if Christians were ungagged and trained to spontaneously talk … Continue reading

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SEEING INVISIBLE LOVE IN ACTION

SEEING INVISIBLE LOVE IN ACTION A heart touched by invisible love (An unseen human heart, Not a physical one), Is in various degrees, Moved by healing, tender emotion, Changed, and rearranged. Love isn’t taught by lecture. It’s caught by open … Continue reading

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Pastor at the wheel or all auto parts working together?

Church? The pastor at the wheel or all the auto parts working together to follow the Spirit? When Christianity is dry and boring, that’s the brakes. Let’s take the brakes off of Jesus. We park our cars in the church … Continue reading

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