This morning at our little scripture conversation I asked the question, "Why did Jesus have to die." The answer lies in a conversation we had a couple weeks ago. That was when we realized that humanity outside the Garden was hopeless. For 500 years the nation who was given the presence of God and a … Continue reading two lives
2 days ago we hit the turning point of the story. When things looked hopeless for humanity, God found a way to do it. He brought day7 out of the Garden and gave it back to humanity. theGod found a way to let all humanity of all time die then start fresh with new life … Continue reading life from the Garden.
hm... I've been thinking. It can be hard to allow yourself to be hopeful. Skepticism, frustration, and exhaustion are much easier emotions to live in even though they are also much less enjoyable. I've talked with most of the folks who gather with us on Sundays. There are maybe 40 people connected to our new … Continue reading it’s an easy yoke.
Allowing myself to hope. I found myself describing prayer that way his morning..."I was just siting and allowing myself to hope." At first I wondered if that was a good description of prayer. I mean, I don't think prayer is like "the power of positive thinking" or "the secret" where you send positive thoughts out … Continue reading What if you knew?
Jeremy and I met yesterday morning. We talked about this story. We talked about how crazy that story is. How different the whole exchange is from our conception of theGod. 1. the fact that he wants to just wipe out all the people he just delivered from Egypt 2. that Moses could just tell theGod … Continue reading frustrated.