Category Archives: Christian living

Jesus, the Spirit and Religion

Yesterday, I wrapped up my post with a question: What part of following Jesus Christ, or if you prefer, following the leading of the Holy Spirit, can be confined to a man-made religion? I mentioned that I’d be interested to … Continue reading

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Religion: Back to the Basics

If a comparison is to be made between following Jesus Christ and Religion, the first logical step is to define the terms, and thus we go back to the basics. To follow Jesus Christ is to have a relationship with … Continue reading

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TLP Living: 1/13/20

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TLP Inspiration: 1/13/20

  Poor in Spirit The first Beatitude speaks of those who are “poor in spirit”. Much has been made about the difference between Matthew’s language and that of Luke in Luke 6:20, for Luke merely says “the poor”. Does Matthew … Continue reading

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Thoughts for the Christian blogger

Epilogue to our Discussion about Church So often I’ve been amazed at what I see here in the Christian blogging community. In some cases, I’ve read a blogger’s posts over time and seen tremendous growth; in others I’ve noticed several … Continue reading

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“My” Relationship… “Our” Relationship

For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others. Romans 12:4-5 Each … Continue reading

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Church as Relationship

Church began with relationship, the relationship between Jesus and His disciples. Each of the disciples knew Jesus; in fact they knew Him pretty well, at least in human terms. They spent three years together travelling, eating, talking, laughing, crying and … Continue reading

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