Tag Archive: #holy spirit

Baptism: The water that divides or the grace that unites?

“Perhaps no command of Christ has occasioned so much controversy, bitterness and mistrust as the command to baptize. Who should be baptized? How? And what does baptism mean?” From The Water That Divides by Bridge… Continue reading

Secrets of a Fulfilled Life

Once there was a tiger who was brought up by a herd of goats. From the day his eyes opened, all he saw was a goat’s life. He munched grass with the rest,… Continue reading

The Assurance of Salvation

Ephesians 1:1-14 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To God’s holy people in Ephesus, the faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus… Continue reading

Seeing Jesus

John 12 is a curious passage that I have struggled with this week. It begins simply, but then leads us into deeper things. There are some Greeks in town, probably converts to the… Continue reading

Letting The Force Use Us

I recall vividly a day three years ago when we drove into New York. Coming in on Freeway 80 we felt fairly confident of survival. As traffic slowed down to a crawl because… Continue reading

The Gift of Gifts

It is not so far from Christmas that we can’t talk about gifts. One grandmother was surprised at her grandson’s disappointment with his gifts one Christmas. He explained, ‘When you asked whether I… Continue reading