The Head of the Church

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The Head of the Church – 2021-9-26

“And He is the head of the body, the church: . . .”
Colossians 1:18a

True Children of the True God,

The leading element for believers — the body of Christ — is Christ.

Paul uses the human body to frame Jesus’ operation within the church.

The body consists of the true believers in Jesus — those who have given their lives to Jesus, and CONTINUE to hear and follow His voice live a life that is “in keeping with repentance” (John the Baptist, Luke 3:8).  Simply sitting in a church pew does not pass as a Christian.

Members of this body have a place and function determined by Christ since He made us, and the entire body is linked to Christ, our Head.

Ponder: “Christ is above all powers and Earthly authority . . .” and, “In Him we live, and move, and have our being”.  (Ephesians 1:18-23 & Acts 17:28)
His Love,
Jeff

In Time, God Comes Through (Christmas Thoughts)

So many times gods are characterized living above this world, detached from it, yet controlling and manipulating people and events; inanimate objects — rocks, mountains, trees, earthquakes here and there; yeah, even the wind, rain, sun, lightning bolts; well, let’s throw in entire planets, gravity, the whole space-time continuum.  After all, a god is a god and can do anything they well please to do.  Can we, PLEASE, have the choice of a god who has a different mindset?

How about a Deity sitting back, assessing the condition of humanity and surmises, “Just as it is difficult to recapture water that is seeping into the ground, after it is poured from a cup: humanity is lost . . . and should be retrievable“.

Retrievable.  Second chance.  Relocating.  New Life.  A better way than what we, humanity, knew before.

Knew before what: Continue reading “In Time, God Comes Through (Christmas Thoughts)”

Eternal Combustion Engine

It works this way:

God supplies all the necessities

elements – carbon, steel, air, and so on

conditions – laws of physics – compression / expansion, equal and opposite reactions, rotational energy, an object at rest tends to stay eat rest unless acted upon by an outside force

tutelage – training, gifts, insights, knowledge, Wisdom

Jesus is the fuel – the gas that makes it go-o-o-o-o

The Holy Spirit is the engine itself – power, gumption,

 

-Jeff