Category Archives: 2Corinthians

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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Go Right Or Left

Feeling like nothing is going right?  Go left.  Just keep going.  We might be unsure where we are going, yet don’t lose heart, and remember that Jesus gave his life for you and me.  And so even though things may … Continue reading

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Pottery

When I visited a friend this week, she put a pottery mug down and told me she made it.  I told her that it looked perfect to hold pencils and pens.  Then she showed me the mug she made six … Continue reading

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