“’Is this your son?’ they asked. ‘Is this the one you say was born blind? How is it that now he can see?’ “’We know he is our son,’ the … Continue reading Dividing light
“Apollos, a native of Alexandria, came to Ephesus. He was a learned man, with a thorough knowledge of the Scriptures. He had been instructed in the way of the Lord, … Continue reading ‘Parts is parts,’ ‘it is what it is,’ and other convenient myths
“Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were … Continue reading Do you want to be the church–or ‘the’ church?
“As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every … Continue reading Separation anxiety
“. . until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ. “Then … Continue reading To my ‘Peter Pan’ charismatic brethren
“Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word.” … Continue reading ‘If you do what is right, will you not be accepted?’
“Depart, depart, go out from there! Touch no unclean thing! Come out from it and be pure, you who carry the vessels of the Lord. But you will not leave … Continue reading When the church finds you (Part 1)