Tag Archives: Christ’s return

Seeing Will Be Becoming

This morning I’m reading in 1 John of a purifying hope (1Jn. 3:3). An anticipation of there and then which has a way of working in us a sanctification here and now. Becoming more like Him because we believe we’re … Continue reading

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Asking the Big Question

I try and be a planner. Do my best to manage my calendar and not have my calendar manage me. Try and know what’s coming and arrange my “to do’s” appropriately. But it never seems to fail that, at some … Continue reading

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Embracing the Splendor

You can’t miss it. The rhythm of repetition pounds through Isaiah 2. “The LORD of hosts has a day,” declares the prophet (2:12a), and on that day there will be terror amidst splendor. Dread before majesty. Run-and-try-to-hide fear before unescapable … Continue reading

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Blessed Are the Awake

Anticipation. The act of anticipating. Of regarding something as possible and taking action to be prepared. Of looking forward to something in the future with a present readiness. The opposite of anticipation? Being unaware. Unengaged. Not ready. Asleep at the … Continue reading

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The Predictions and The Commandments

It’s a myth. Not true. Not the way things really work. Don’t listen to popular, prevailing wisdom that says there’s a danger that we can become so heavenly minded that we’re no earthly good. That somehow the things of heaven … Continue reading

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The Foretaste of Grace

It was going to get worse before it got better. And for many, there was the very real possibility they wouldn’t live through the worse and never see it get better . . . at least not on earth. That’s … Continue reading

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Worth the Trip

Was up in B.C. for most of this week, hanging out with my daughter and her family. And grandkid-filled days result in sleep-filled nights. Amazing how a three-year-old and a one-year-old can run a fifty-eight-year-old into the ground. What a … Continue reading

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