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...is above is free, which is the mother of us all. (Galatians 4:26 KJV
"THE MOTHER OF US ALL"
I am broken; Yet I love you with all my wounded heart.
I am singed, charred, and burned in the fires of our tribulation.
And yet my ashes, that were scattered, yearns for salvation.
My calling is persistent, excited, and impatient, I am impelled to desperate measures.
I am no longer that old wounded man, that transverse the back alley's of this cruel world.
I am called through the the sacrifice of the Messiah, that I might take joy in performing... (more)
...version' of this doctrine slowly worked its way into the thinking of mainstream Christianity. In addition, Martin Luther's focus on the texts referring to being 'saved by grace through faith and not by works', while true up to a point, is not the complete message. There is more to salvation than a single act on a single day. There is more required than an experience of being 'Born again'. While the 'new birth' is an important first step, and it is the point at which all of our past sins (done in ignorance) are cleansed (and the most poignant demonstration of God's grace in... (more)
...Christ looks at me with the same mercy as He did the one who pierced His side; I know He does.
I do not imagine Christ forgives me as clearly and completely as He did the repentant man on the cross at his side; I know He does.
I do not imagine the very aim of His death was my salvation; I know it was.
I do not imagine I will one day stand before Him to praise in person my gratefulness for His stepping free of His tomb. I know I will.
We cannot imagine Christ died, defeated death and rose. And we cannot imagine why. It was because He loves us and only He could ... (more)
So . . . are you free to be ye yet?
Despite all the awe-inspiring technological advances in life, the countless avenues for gathering information, unlimited research on everything imaginable and the openness of modern life that allows pretty much anyone to share deep insight on absolutely anything that briefly piques their interest due to unlimited access to avenues of expression . . . we're not much closer to resolving the issues that lead us into rebellion and separation and solitude, it seems, or to the truth on the issues that blind us, bind us or define us.
We bow our heads... (more)
...to be justified with God. That is the good part about sinning. Once we know the emptiness of separation from God, we really relish being in His presence. So we should sin so that we can enjoy God more! NO! ABSOLUTELY NO! We do enough sinning -- without trying -- to know the value of salvation -- the reward of justification -- the importance of the gift of God's grace. We don't need to practice! We don't need to gain further experience. All we need is to call upon Jesus.I know, I said it before. So, I say it again today. Our salvation, our redemption from sin, our eternal... (more)
...of Jesus Christ our Lord.” I felt uncomfortable being around a man of God… I felt like if he really knew me, he wouldn’t bother. But he did, and I didn’t want to argue with him or explain why I hate churches… so I went in. Being an Atheist, you don’t expect a church to offer you salvation, but it did, and I felt something that I hadn’t felt in a long time… Hope. I watched those beautiful gospel souls singing, clapping, and reaching unbelievable octaves with their powerful voices and I broke down. Tears fell down my cheeks as I stared at the choir through glassy watery... (more)
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