Re-Defining Church (pt.2) Relationship

Relationship.  Am I right? What is the church to begin with… you know, as defined in scripture?  It is 1) the body of Jesus (1 Cor. 12:12).  Interesting… the body of Christ.  The church derives its identity through – and only through – its relationship with Christ.  Being of His body identifies us with Him.  Christianity, itself,…

Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

Before continuing my topic (Re-Defining ‘Church’), I think I should give some further clarity to my church background affiliations (somewhat for personal reasons) in my attempt to offend no one.  I realize that I sometimes pick on certain groups, generally this is because I have some degree of background experience with these groups, however, and am not…

The Day of Fire

I wrote this a while back, and just found it – it might be indicative of a sense of injustice I was experiencing under the circumstances I was in… kind of intense but I enjoyed re-reading it, thought I’d share:   He comes as fire in the night to burn awat the present fright; His…

The Seven Rivers of God: A Parable

There are seven subterranean rivers flowing from the same springing headwater.  These rivers encompass the whole earth, and split into many different springs to feed the land. The seven rivers are the seven churches of God – their current does not appear on the surface, though many organizations would tell you so.  These rivers are…

Prophecy is Natural (pt. 2)

First Part: Prophecy is Natural (pt. 1) In my first post by this title, I described one meaning of the title subject ‘Prophecy is Natural.’  In that context, I actually gave some definition for what prophecy is, marking the essential understanding that to prophesy is to use natural communication to convey spiritual Truths; I took…