Dazzling Truth? Circuitous Success…

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Tell all the truth but tell it slant — Success in Circuit lies Too bright for our infirm Delight The Truth’s superb surprise As Lightning to the Children eased With explanation kind The Truth must dazzle gradually Or every man be blind — I’m becoming more and more suspicious of explanations of lightning. I’m not angry with them, I’m just not satisfied with them. I think there is more unrevealed in almost everything than what is ever revealed about almost anything. A clue serves as the climax of the most …

CrownHeartWorld in Acts 4:24-30

Russell Minick Biblical Story, Crown Heart World

CREATION “O Sovereign Lord, Creator of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them— 25 you spoke long ago by the Holy Spirit through our ancestor David, your servant, saying, SEPARATION/FALL ‘Why were the nations so angry? Why did they waste their time with futile plans? 26 The kings of the earth prepared for battle; the rulers gathered together against the Lord and against his Messiah.’[e] REDEMPTION 27 “In fact, this has happened here in this very city! For Herod Antipas, Pontius Pilate the governor, the Gentiles, and the people of Israel were all …

Kingdom in the Big Story Needs 5th Column

Russell Minick Crown Heart World

Jon Tyson ‏@JonTyson2h “The Creation/Fall/Redemption/Renewal paradigm is good, but doesn’t do justice to the role of Satan, spiritual warfare, & the kingdom of God.” Yes.  Jon is right.  The main invitation in the New Testament is to enter into a Kingdom in conflict.  So shouldn’t our gospel presentations show that?  If so, wouldn’t that make the training involved being an effective part of the counter-revolutionary royalist movement make sense. Or, in more contemporary church talk: The invitation to follow Jesus in a world that is not yet brought to completion makes …