Clean · Dirty · Faith · Law · Unclean

a call to get dirty…

Journeying through Leviticus with sisters in faith… has me thinking about clean and unclean… law and love… because ALL God’s law… reduces to two things…┬áLove God… Love others… “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?” And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with…… Continue reading a call to get dirty…

July 4th · Law

independence day…

Yesterday’s worship at church… intertwined with the patriotic…reminders of the faith-filled roots of our nation…One of the songs… America, the Beautiful…in the lyrics… echoes of our nation’s roots in Him…O beautiful for pilgrim feet,Whose stern impassion’d stressA thoroughfare for freedom beatAcross the wilderness!America! America! God mend thine ev’ry flaw,Confirm thy soul in self-control,Thy liberty in…… Continue reading independence day…

Lamb · Law · Psalm 103 · Wonder

psalm 103… an Easter perspective… part six…

Returning to Psalm 103… exploring God’s Word… from this side of the cross…He made known his ways to Moses,his deeds to the people of Israel…Psalm 103:7God made known His ways to Moses…He made known His law… through Moses…The Hebrew word for law… is┬átorah…In addition to meaning law… it also means……manner, custom, i.e., the usual way…… Continue reading psalm 103… an Easter perspective… part six…

Grace · Law · Seeing · Transformation

more thoughts… from the teaching on grace…

The teaching on Saturday… continues to impact heart… and spirit…Her descriptions… of law… vs…grace…Law is consumed with behavior…Grace is consumed with beholding…I find myself… seeing… hearing… the difference… between law… and grace…When I’m focused on behavior… mine or others… I’m living under the law… that which I’ve died to… that which Christ fulfilled…Law is self-centered……… Continue reading more thoughts… from the teaching on grace…