Category Archives: 2Corinthians

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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Ministry of the Spirit

Christianity comes down to the ministry of the Spirit, who offers peace and grace instead of law.  This ministry comes from God, which is why Paul encourages us to not lose heart as we try to live it out.  There … Continue reading

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Peace With The Chaos

Are you riding the top of the wave today or watching it overtake you, waiting for it to crash?  It turns out that making peace with the chaos of life will put us into and even-keeled place where circumstance will … Continue reading

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