Category Archive: Christianity

Sep 28

Calvin’s Micah 6:8 Prayer

In the Calvin commentary on Micah he includes this prayer. (I have the Calvin app.) It is broad and far-reaching, in the same way that Micah 6:8 is broad and far-reaching.

Sep 19

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13 And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy till I come. Luke 19:13 We live between the 1st and 2nd Comings of Christ. Our calling is to follow Jesus’ commandments. That is, to love. J.C.Ryle wrote a nice piece on this.             …

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Sep 10

50 Ways to Strengthen Ministry with Youth

50 Ways to Strengthen Ministry with Youth 50_Ways_to_Build_Strength_Caring_for_Youth. (PDF)

Jul 25

Creeds, et al.

from Creeds – Part 2 by Communio Sanctorum History of the Church season 2. Creed – I believe = ‘creedo’  – a statement of faith. core elements Confessions – elaborates on a Creed.  a more detailed description of the things of God. Catechism – to teacher/instruct; outlines of teaching. Have aspects of creeds and confessions. …

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Jul 24

Ephesians 4:11-12

Equipped, for works, for service, build up the body of Christ.

Jul 24

Spoudazo

Spoudazo means with energy. We saw the Spoudazo group at Okoboji on 7-23-17. Group of HS students from Fremont, NE. The second to the last song was “My Story” (which, in it’s own way, lays out the Gospel). See https://youtu.be/1TKAN-nAsu8   Lyrics: http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/bigdaddyweave/mystory.html It ended with Francesca Battistelli’s “Write Your Story.” See http://www.bibletools.org/index.cfm/fuseaction/Lexicon.show/ID/G4704/spoudazo.htm for the …

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Jul 13

Permissible yes, helpful, maybe not

Christian Liberty 23 “Everything is permissible,” but not everything is helpful. “Everything is permissible,” but not everything builds up. 24 No one should seek his own good, but the good of the other person. 1 Corinthians 23-24 Holman Bible We need to look to be helpful and build up.  As more and more is being …

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Jun 21

Servant Leader – Jim McClarey

Servant Leader I am so glad I have been able to get to know, work along side, and become friends with this man. I’ve gone on 13 mission trips (and about as many ski trips) with Jim McClarey (in blue). Those who have gone on the mission trips know that being there with Jim is …

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Jun 05

C S Lewis Theology is like a map

Theology is like a map. https://f1lt3r.github.io/mere-christianity/book-4/MereChristianity-Book4-Chapters1-2.pdf 

May 09

“The ministry of listening” by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Christians have forgotten that the ministry of listening has been committed to them by Him who is Himself the great listener and whose work they should share. We should listen with the ears of God that we may speak the Word of God. “The ministry of listening” by Dietrich Bonhoeffer https://tollelege.wordpress.com/2009/03/20/the-ministry-of-listening-by-dietrich-bonhoeffer/ See also https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/688582-there-is-a-kind-of-listening-with-half-an-ear 

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