Posts Tagged with ‘healing’
28 Feb 2013
I don't think Paul had a bad memory. He had been in full agreement with those who were stoning Stephen for preaching Christ, the martyr's death serving to launch young Saul's ravaging of the emerging Church, a vendetta halted only by the revelation of Jesus Himself, a blinding light to a man who had believed he saw God clearly. So why didn't Paul write about the incident somewhere in one of his letters? Why didn't he bemoan his role in Stephen's murder and publicly say how sorry he was? Didn't his past bother him with all that persecution of Christians, tossing innocent people in jail for their faith? After all, he was a man of fearful reputation for the harm he had wrecked upon followers of the Way...
12 Dec 2012
It was many years ago when I sat down on a rock by the side of a stream in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. I was planning on walking to the Rocky Mountains as a means of staying alive. I know it sounds rather dramatic but it was true. On the outside, my life appeared to be that of a young rising star in the corporate world. On the inside, things were much different. I was a mess.
15 Oct 2012
What is healing if not love overcoming whatever in us is not love?
27 Aug 2012
To get to the end, we need to start at the beginning. And for a believer, the beginning is always Christ Jesus. If we are not right with Him, nothing else is going to work very well.
07 Aug 2012
In the crucible known as Love in marriage, the heat is turned up just enough to...make hardened hearts melt, cause a part of the Body to squirm outside it's comfort zone, allow the remaining dross to be burnt away with purifying fire, and healing to come as we grow.
02 Aug 2012
You stepped off the path. Didn’t read the signs because it looked so good and seemed so safe. For a while the sun…