Category Archives: 2Corinthians

Humble Heavenly Weapon

Humility and timidity and meekness are not in most field guides on war or business. They are, however, key weapons in spiritual battle and influencing the world because they leave the power where it is: in the message. We don’t … Continue reading

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Unveiled

Moses wore a veil so the Israelites wouldn’t see the radiance of God’s glory on his face. In Jesus Christ the veil is taken away. In fact, whenever someone turns to the Lord, the veil is lifted. Would you choose … Continue reading

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Dubrovnik: Baby Jesus’ Diaper

In Dubrovnik’s churches, I didn’t feel much of a connection to vibrancy of relationship with Jesus himself. The shrines to artifacts and saints were too much for me: the diaper of Baby Jesus (not kidding) is nothing compared to being … Continue reading

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Tough Situations God’s Doing

The tough situation we are in may very well be God’s plan for us today and the consequence of our unfaithfulness.  God is proved right when he speaks and justified when he judges. If we humble ourselves before him, he … Continue reading

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Downstream Fruit of Upstream Surrender

I have a conviction that generosity and sacrifice are downstream fruits that come from upstream surrender of ourselves to God.  He wants our hearts.  We give ourselves to God and then he gives us to support his causes and gets … Continue reading

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Regarding Others

Jesus wants me to view others like him.  Not as the people who push my buttons or as those who please me and serve me.  Rather than judging people based on what they can do or have done to us, … Continue reading

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Born Again III: New Creations

Over the last couple of days we have been looking at what it means to be born again, and today we reflect on the idea that when we are in Christ, we become new creations. No longer are we just flesh … Continue reading

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