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Who Is He?
"What do you think about the Christ? Whose son is he?" --MATTHEW 22:42, NCV
After three years of ministry, hundreds of miles, thousands of miracles, and innumerable teachings, Jesus asks, "Who?" Jesus bids the people to ponder not what He has done, but who He is. It's the ultimate question of the Christ: Whose Son is He? Is He the Son of God or the sum of our dreams? Is He a figment of our imagination?
When we ask that question about Santa, the answer is the culmination of our desires. A depiction of our fondest dreams. Not so when we ask it about Jesus. For no one could ever dream a person as incredible as He is. The idea that a virgin would be selected by God to bear Himself. The notion that God would don a scalp and toes and two eyes. That's too incredible. Too revolutionary. We would never create such a Savior. We aren't that daring.
When we create a redeemer, we keep him safely distant in his far-away castle. We allow him only the briefest of encounters with us. We permit him to swoop in and out with his sleigh before we can draw too near. We wouldn't ask him to take up residence in the midst of contaminated people. In our wildest imaginings we wouldn't conjure a king who becomes one of us.
But God did what we wouldn't dare dream. He did what we couldn't imagine. He became a man so we could trust Him. He became a sacrifice so we could know Him. And He defeated death so we could follow Him.
Only a God could create a plan this mad. Only a Creator beyond the fence of logic could offer such a gift of love.
SPREAD THE WORD THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
Our lighthouses should point our neighbors to the light no one could have envisioned-a free gift of love from God through the sacrifice of His Son.
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Our God of More than Enough
There is no shortage in the abundance of blessings we are promised as God's children. We should expect to receive from Him if we believe the promises He's given us in His Word.
Life is a Continuous Prayer
Prayer doesn't just happen when we kneel or put our hands together and focus. Prayer actually occurs more often than we think.
Unforgiving Servant - Why Would You Hurt Yourself Like This?
Everybody knows that if you stick your hand in a fire you're going to be burned. This is a fact that was branded in our minds since childhood, therefore we usually take special precautions when dealing with fire.
Jesus Christ: One Can Reach God Only Through Him - Is this Statement Correct?
Catch the express or the super fast bullet train. If we are able to reach our goal the purpose is served.
Connect with Spirit
Spirit - All Around Us, All of Us, Every One of UsANY time we connect with something or someone, we're also connected with Spirit (also known as God, the Universe, Higher Power, the Source). While our personal definition of Spirit is unique, when we connect with that Spirit it immediately connects us with something outside of ourselves.
Universal Meaning of Celtic Knotwork
In the spring of 2003, I spent three weeks in the city of Chennai, formerly known as Madras, located in Southern India. Each morning, walking before the heat of the day, I was amazed to see intricate knot work patterns drawn out free hand with flour in front of the driveways and gates of homes.
Beyond Normal - The Liquid Level Of Consciousness
I am not enlightened, and yet, I am no longer "normal." Since you are reading this, I suspect you probably feel the same.
Anam Chara - The Flow of Life
I am deeply drawn to the above Irish Blessing.This blessing works for me on very many levels.
The Psychical Research Foundation
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We Fall Down -- But We Get Up
When I first heard Donnie McClurkin's song, "We Fall Down (But We Get Up), I got goosebumps. The second time I heard it I loved it even more.
What Does Unconditional Love Really Mean?
Unconditional love means unconditional freedom. Love and freedom are two of those words that are interchangeable.
Finding Bobbie Fisher ---The Light House: Where Would Your Ship Be?
There is an old tradition song called, The Lighthouse and the end of the chorus goes something like this, "If it weren't for that old Lighthouse?. Where would this ship be?"In a scene from the movie Finding Bobbie Fisher, Bobbie is sitting next to his girlfriend under a lighthouse and she says to him.
Affirmations for Emotional Hygiene
Last week I talked about the need to practice emotional hygiene, that is -- emptying your head of all toxic emotions such as jealousy, resentment, envy in order to create a kind of "blank slate." You need to clean your conscious mind of these emotions so that you can use the power of your subconscious mind to manifest more positive events in your life.
Picture This (Part Two)
In part one, I described an existence that is absolute, and a being of perfection that only the creator would know, this is the source of all that is, this is what many would call God.In the physical world about as close as we could get to imagine the same reality as the creator would be within the "White Room," experiment.
The Path Less Traded - the Spiritual Road to Financial Abundance!
There is nothing more valuable to a sentient being then peace of mind that comes from living each day from a place of love. The alternative is an existence where perception is based on fear as taught to us by the ego.
Making the Impossible Possible
"I learned I was not, as most Africans believed, the victim of my circumstances but the master of them." - Legson KayiraOne of the things my Christian faith has taught me is that with God nothing is impossible.
Moksha - Salvation Hinduism... Highlights Concept and the Path
Is it not true that only after gaining Enlightenment (Self-Realization) that one can reach the stage of Moksha (Salvation).Moksha is that ephemeral truth of life without which human beings cannot sustain themselves.
Spirit to Spirit: A Letter to My Friend
Good morning beloved,I always feel a need to let people know when they have especially touched my soul. Thus, I send this memo to you this morning.
GOD 1.0: The Universal OS
Welcome to the GOD 1.0 Tech Support Page.
Who is God?
Since the beginning of time mankind has pondered, who God is. He did not choose to reveal much about himself probably because we couldn't understand it.
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