From failure to faithfulness

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1 John 1:2 the life was made manifest, and we have seen it, and testify to it and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was made manifest to us– Us with God// us without God // God with us // us toward God … The invisible God was made manifest. And now, the character of God is our vocation. Forgiveness saves us from failure and leads us to faithfulness 1 John 2:1-6 My little children, I am writing these things to you so that …

Retraining former rebels

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Monday: work is good Tuesday: work is hard Wednesday: we need to work for the King, not against him Thursday: we have to retrain under the King to learn his ways, not our old ways. The cool thing about being a rebel is that you don’t actually have to build things, you mainly just mess things up. To be a rebel you reject authority, get an attitude, and start destroying. You have the image of being bold, decisive, wild, exciting… But in reality, being a rebel is not that satisfying. …

An effort at faith

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  Life has problems. Many of these problems are just clumsy, frustrations, but some seem aggressive; like someone is out to get you. Mark records a story of self-destruction that doesn’t ultimately come from self: Mark 9:19-24 And he answered them, “O faithless generation, how long am I to be with you? How long am I to bear with you? Bring him to me.” (20) And they brought the boy to him. And when the spirit saw him, immediately it convulsed the boy, and he fell on the ground and …