Tag Archives: Covenant

Baby Baptism and Beyond

To the Church about to Baptize My Baby: Be warned. It’s all cuteness and lace now, but in no time at all, my little baby boy- after a brief sojourn in childhood- will hit adolescence. His hormones will kick in … Continue reading

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New Humanity

The miracle of the virgin birth wasn’t the virgin giving birth, but that God created a new man in the virgin. The ancient future hope of the world from the dawn of time was that a Seed of the Woman … Continue reading

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Advent – Ancient Future Hope

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Deity in Humanity

I was in the Spirit on the Lord’s Day, and I heard behind me a loud voice, as of a trumpet.  Revelation 1:10 The plot of Revelation is to reveal Jesus. Here is the author of this book – Jesus, … Continue reading

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God’s Hiding Place

The Incarnation Mystery is being repeated and represented in the Eucharist. Here we have material reality, in the form of these universal foods of bread and wine, as the hiding place and the revelation place for God. We are reminded … Continue reading

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Notes from a Mentor…

It was a joy to spend time under the fountain of grace that is Bishop Malcolm Smith. He cleaned out my junk drawer of so many church, ministry and religious distractions that I have allowed to build up. He re-established … Continue reading

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de Grot – Cave of the Heart part 4

In 1922 Harry Truman was 38 and was in debt and jobless. In 1945 he was the most powerful man in the free world. I read recently that the total amount of consumer debt in the United States stands at … Continue reading

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Listening Government (from Marriage to Ministry)

One who rules his own house well, having his children in submission with all reverence (for if a man does not know how to rule his own house, how will he take care of the church of God?)  1 Timothy … Continue reading

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Tea Party in the Tabernacle

Yesterday for Pastor Appreciation month my dear friends Matt and Lori Clark sent me a very special gift…a gift that caused the deepest streams of my heart to burst open in a torrent of tears. They awakened a place in … Continue reading

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My Return to Narnia

I went back this week to where it all began for me. I went back to San Antonio, Texas to celebrate the 75th birthday of the man who changed everything for me, my spiritual father, Malcolm Smith. It has been … Continue reading

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