Tag Archives: Hope

After we’ve Loved our Hates

We say, Jesus died for our sins. It’s true, but it sounds so sterile. It might be better understood through the language of he died for our addictions. Addiction, not in the idea of dying for the things we know … Continue reading

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Soul Serenade

You may be distracted numerous times. And perhaps your entire practice will be full of sensations clamoring for attention (like monkeys in a banana tree). These distractions are YOU in the Flesh. Be abhorred, you are being judged, Cross examined, … Continue reading

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The Agony of Faith (Mental and Emotional Pain)

To those who are suffering mentally and can’t grasp a hold of things emotionally.  1 Timothy 6:12 – Fight the good fight of faith.  The idea of a fight is a grueling contest, a struggle in the soul.  In the … Continue reading

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Intravenous Incarnation

The people who we minister to everyday have to be slowly persuaded with an impersonation (read incarnation) of the love of Jesus intravenously through a drip bag. Its slow, relational, personal, making disciples, not at all like “church as usual”…in … Continue reading

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de Grot – Cave of the Heart part 5

The cave is a house of mirrors and each mirror gives an exaggerated effect. An area of our inner self that if dealt with honestly and not in denial we’ll be able to over time heal, grow and learn to … Continue reading

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de Grot – Cave of the Heart part 2

Nobody plans on ending up in the cave, but sooner or later everybody logs sometime in the cave.  There are places that you leave (Gath) and there are places that you escape to (Adullum)…a hide out. Soon his brothers and … Continue reading

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Renaissance of our spirits

RESTORATION Genesis 45:27 But when they told him all the words of Joseph, which he had said to them, and when he saw the wagons that Joseph had sent to carry him, the spirit of their father Jacob revived. Simplified … Continue reading

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