The ‘ought’ and ‘not’ of the 5 column Crown Heart World

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Column 1 is where we get our sense of “ought”.  We ought to know our creator, and we ought to be defined by love, and we ought to be wisely ruling over creation in healthy ways.  Life ought to be good.  When it is, we are extra-convinced in the existence and virtue of “ought”. Column 2 deals with the ways that what “ought” is not.  Why is it that our hearts are so battered and broken?  Why are we driven to addictions and distractions?  Why do we seek something ultimate …

Daniel’s Aramaic Message- don’t be fooled by worldly power, God is greater

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Chapter 1 Introduces the Hebrew plight. Chapter 2 (v 4) begins the Aramaic section, going through chapter 7 Chapters 2/3/4-567 are in the broader language of the ancient world (Aramaic) and have a basic message highlighted by the structure of this section. 2 – Dream about kingdoms shows that God is sovereign and gives revelation    3 – idolatry vs. God ends in salvation for those who trust God, and broad proclamation        4 – Ruler testifies that he was crazy not to follow the true God       5 – …

5 Columns as Catechism

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The 5 columns are a graphic showing Creation, Separation, Redemption, Transformation, Completion.  I will be working on it over the next few months as part of my work, hoping to share it with experienced Christian workers and new believers from various groups of people in Asia with very few in their language who are also believers. The goal will be to have a simple organizing view of the Christian explanation of the human response to good and bad in light of Christ’s plan.  (I’m sure I will edit that sentence, …