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BACK IT UP WITH SCRIPTURE!

 

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How many times have I been asked, “can you back it up with scripture?”  And then I have to explain that I don’t require that from Father.  Whoa, that annoys them!

I’m completely aware that it’s been done this way for a hundred years, but like so many other traditions, Father eventually tips them over.  And then I stand in fear and amazement at what He’s done.

Some years ago, when Father showed me a new insight or revelation, I’d put my hand up and stop Him from going too far.  Looking back I think it was a horrible response.  But, He didn’t seem offended. He waited patiently while I scoured scriptures and commentaries for confirmation.  Only then could I embrace His gift and experience the thrill of receiving it.

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HOW TO CHECK THE FRUIT

checking fruitFather asked, “How do you check fruit?” and I pondered that.

For me, it’s a split second decision before the delicious gem lands on my tongue.  I don’t turn it over in my hands, or smell it carefully.  I guess I don’t really check it much at all.

Christians use the phrase “Check the fruit”.  It’s an antidote for doubt, or a way to reassure ourselves that God is involved in the Continue reading HOW TO CHECK THE FRUIT

MONEY CHANGERS

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Can we talk a minute about Jesus and the money-changers?  He didn’t whip, or chase away sinners, nor did He judge them very harshly.  But the money changers brought on a whole different response than we see any other place from our Lord.

Lets think about this.  We are the temple.  This verse depicts a physical example of our hearts.  The money changers in Jesus day Continue reading MONEY CHANGERS