#0087 The Holy Ghost is designed to work within egalitarian arenas where the ideas of unconditional love; forgiveness and diversity make sense to people

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 24 No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be loyal to the one and have contempt for the other. You cannot serve God and wealth. Matthew 6:24 (CEB) Today’s posting is part VI of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference between an hierarchy-based community and a community which is NOT hierarchy-based; this type of community would utilize concepts and principals of egalitarianism. The reason I’ve been talking about this is because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements of the egalitarian principal, the…
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#0086 Then the Spirit led Jesus up into the wilderness so that the devil might tempt him.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 10 Jesus responded, “Go away, Satan, because it’s written, You will worship the Lord your God and serve only him.” 11 The devil left him, and angels came and took care of him. Matt 4:10-11 (NIV)   Today’s posting is part V of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference between an hierarchy-based community and a community which is NOT hierarchy-based; this type of community would utilize concepts and principals of egalitarianism. The reason I wanted to talk about this is because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements of the egalitarian principal, the Church continues…
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#0085 All the believers were one in heart and mind

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Parable of the weeds 24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like someone who planted good seed in his field. 25 While people were sleeping, an enemy came and planted weeds among the wheat and went away. 26 When the stalks sprouted and bore grain, then the weeds also appeared. 27 “The servants of the landowner came and said to him, ‘Master, didn’t you plant good seed in your field? Then how is it that it has weeds?’ 28 “‘An enemy has done this,’ he answered. “The servants said to him, ‘Do you want us to go and gather them?’ 29…
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#0084 Jesus called to them, “Children, have you caught anything to eat?”

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Jesus appears again to the disciples 21 Later, Jesus himself appeared again to his disciples at the Sea of Tiberias. This is how it happened: 2 Simon Peter, Thomas (called Didymus), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, Zebedee’s sons, and two other disciples were together. 3 Simon Peter told them, “I’m going fishing.” They said, “We’ll go with you.” They set out in a boat, but throughout the night they caught nothing. 4 Early in the morning, Jesus stood on the shore, but the disciples didn’t realize it was Jesus. 5 Jesus called to them, “Children, have you caught anything to eat?” They answered him, “No.”…
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#0083 The Holy Ghost comes filling up our spiritual lungs with fresh air

Link relevant to today’s posting… Boston Fight for $15 Rally 2016 California, New York pass $15 minimum-wage laws Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Love for Enemies 27 “But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. 29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them. Luke 6: 27-29 (NIV)   Today’s posting is part II of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference…
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#0082 The Holy Ghost needs lots and lots of elbow room

Link relevant to today’s posting… Hillary Clinton: Women, minorities don't deserve to be 'cheated' equal pay for women Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Judging Others 37 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. 38 Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” 39 He also told them this parable: “Can the blind lead the blind? Will they not both fall into a pit? 40 The…
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#0081 “…I was a stranger and you invited me in”

Link relevant to today’s posting… Republicans embrace Trump’s ban on Muslims while most others reject it Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Sheep and the Goats 31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. 33 He will put the sheep on his right and the goats on his left. 34 “Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father;…
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#0080 Love God with all of your mind.

Link relevant to today’s posting… The Protégé Effect Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ Matt. 22:37 (NIV)   The following is a post from 09/02/15. This is part VI of the series I started re-posting 2 or 3weeks ago. I am continuing to post this 7-part series in its entirety in hopes that it will help readers get some sense for why the presidential candidates are so polarized in their political views. In today’s link we continue our talk about teaching techniques that are perhaps better suited to exercise and…
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#0079 But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things (your physical needs) will be given to you as well.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Do Not Worry 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? 27 Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? 28 “And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow.…
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#0087 The Holy Ghost is designed to work within egalitarian arenas where the ideas of unconditional love; forgiveness and diversity make sense to people

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 24 No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be loyal to the one and have contempt for the other. You cannot serve God and wealth. Matthew 6:24 (CEB) Today’s posting is part VI of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference between an hierarchy-based community and a community which is NOT hierarchy-based; this type of community would utilize concepts and principals of egalitarianism. The reason I’ve been talking about this is because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements of the egalitarian principal, the…
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#0086 Then the Spirit led Jesus up into the wilderness so that the devil might tempt him.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 10 Jesus responded, “Go away, Satan, because it’s written, You will worship the Lord your God and serve only him.” 11 The devil left him, and angels came and took care of him. Matt 4:10-11 (NIV)   Today’s posting is part V of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference between an hierarchy-based community and a community which is NOT hierarchy-based; this type of community would utilize concepts and principals of egalitarianism. The reason I wanted to talk about this is because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements of the egalitarian principal, the Church continues…
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#0085 All the believers were one in heart and mind

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Parable of the weeds 24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like someone who planted good seed in his field. 25 While people were sleeping, an enemy came and planted weeds among the wheat and went away. 26 When the stalks sprouted and bore grain, then the weeds also appeared. 27 “The servants of the landowner came and said to him, ‘Master, didn’t you plant good seed in your field? Then how is it that it has weeds?’ 28 “‘An enemy has done this,’ he answered. “The servants said to him, ‘Do you want us to go and gather them?’ 29…
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#0084 Jesus called to them, “Children, have you caught anything to eat?”

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Jesus appears again to the disciples 21 Later, Jesus himself appeared again to his disciples at the Sea of Tiberias. This is how it happened: 2 Simon Peter, Thomas (called Didymus), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, Zebedee’s sons, and two other disciples were together. 3 Simon Peter told them, “I’m going fishing.” They said, “We’ll go with you.” They set out in a boat, but throughout the night they caught nothing. 4 Early in the morning, Jesus stood on the shore, but the disciples didn’t realize it was Jesus. 5 Jesus called to them, “Children, have you caught anything to eat?” They answered him, “No.”…
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#0083 The Holy Ghost comes filling up our spiritual lungs with fresh air

Link relevant to today’s posting… Boston Fight for $15 Rally 2016 California, New York pass $15 minimum-wage laws Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Love for Enemies 27 “But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. 29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them. Luke 6: 27-29 (NIV)   Today’s posting is part II of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference…
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#0082 The Holy Ghost needs lots and lots of elbow room

Link relevant to today’s posting… Hillary Clinton: Women, minorities don't deserve to be 'cheated' equal pay for women Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Judging Others 37 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. 38 Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” 39 He also told them this parable: “Can the blind lead the blind? Will they not both fall into a pit? 40 The…
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#0081 “…I was a stranger and you invited me in”

Link relevant to today’s posting… Republicans embrace Trump’s ban on Muslims while most others reject it Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Sheep and the Goats 31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. 33 He will put the sheep on his right and the goats on his left. 34 “Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father;…
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#0080 Love God with all of your mind.

Link relevant to today’s posting… The Protégé Effect Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ Matt. 22:37 (NIV)   The following is a post from 09/02/15. This is part VI of the series I started re-posting 2 or 3weeks ago. I am continuing to post this 7-part series in its entirety in hopes that it will help readers get some sense for why the presidential candidates are so polarized in their political views. In today’s link we continue our talk about teaching techniques that are perhaps better suited to exercise and…
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#0079 But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things (your physical needs) will be given to you as well.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Do Not Worry 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? 27 Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? 28 “And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow.…
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#0087 The Holy Ghost is designed to work within egalitarian arenas where the ideas of unconditional love; forgiveness and diversity make sense to people

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 24 No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be loyal to the one and have contempt for the other. You cannot serve God and wealth. Matthew 6:24 (CEB) Today’s posting is part VI of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference between an hierarchy-based community and a community which is NOT hierarchy-based; this type of community would utilize concepts and principals of egalitarianism. The reason I’ve been talking about this is because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements of the egalitarian principal, the…
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#0086 Then the Spirit led Jesus up into the wilderness so that the devil might tempt him.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 10 Jesus responded, “Go away, Satan, because it’s written, You will worship the Lord your God and serve only him.” 11 The devil left him, and angels came and took care of him. Matt 4:10-11 (NIV)   Today’s posting is part V of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference between an hierarchy-based community and a community which is NOT hierarchy-based; this type of community would utilize concepts and principals of egalitarianism. The reason I wanted to talk about this is because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements of the egalitarian principal, the Church continues…
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#0085 All the believers were one in heart and mind

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Parable of the weeds 24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like someone who planted good seed in his field. 25 While people were sleeping, an enemy came and planted weeds among the wheat and went away. 26 When the stalks sprouted and bore grain, then the weeds also appeared. 27 “The servants of the landowner came and said to him, ‘Master, didn’t you plant good seed in your field? Then how is it that it has weeds?’ 28 “‘An enemy has done this,’ he answered. “The servants said to him, ‘Do you want us to go and gather them?’ 29…
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#0084 Jesus called to them, “Children, have you caught anything to eat?”

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Jesus appears again to the disciples 21 Later, Jesus himself appeared again to his disciples at the Sea of Tiberias. This is how it happened: 2 Simon Peter, Thomas (called Didymus), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, Zebedee’s sons, and two other disciples were together. 3 Simon Peter told them, “I’m going fishing.” They said, “We’ll go with you.” They set out in a boat, but throughout the night they caught nothing. 4 Early in the morning, Jesus stood on the shore, but the disciples didn’t realize it was Jesus. 5 Jesus called to them, “Children, have you caught anything to eat?” They answered him, “No.”…
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#0083 The Holy Ghost comes filling up our spiritual lungs with fresh air

Link relevant to today’s posting… Boston Fight for $15 Rally 2016 California, New York pass $15 minimum-wage laws Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Love for Enemies 27 “But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. 29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them. Luke 6: 27-29 (NIV)   Today’s posting is part II of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference…
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#0082 The Holy Ghost needs lots and lots of elbow room

Link relevant to today’s posting… Hillary Clinton: Women, minorities don't deserve to be 'cheated' equal pay for women Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Judging Others 37 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. 38 Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” 39 He also told them this parable: “Can the blind lead the blind? Will they not both fall into a pit? 40 The…
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#0081 “…I was a stranger and you invited me in”

Link relevant to today’s posting… Republicans embrace Trump’s ban on Muslims while most others reject it Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Sheep and the Goats 31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. 33 He will put the sheep on his right and the goats on his left. 34 “Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father;…
Read More

#0080 Love God with all of your mind.

Link relevant to today’s posting… The Protégé Effect Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ Matt. 22:37 (NIV)   The following is a post from 09/02/15. This is part VI of the series I started re-posting 2 or 3weeks ago. I am continuing to post this 7-part series in its entirety in hopes that it will help readers get some sense for why the presidential candidates are so polarized in their political views. In today’s link we continue our talk about teaching techniques that are perhaps better suited to exercise and…
Read More

#0079 But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things (your physical needs) will be given to you as well.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Do Not Worry 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? 27 Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? 28 “And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow.…
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#0087 The Holy Ghost is designed to work within egalitarian arenas where the ideas of unconditional love; forgiveness and diversity make sense to people

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 24 No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be loyal to the one and have contempt for the other. You cannot serve God and wealth. Matthew 6:24 (CEB) Today’s posting is part VI of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference between an hierarchy-based community and a community which is NOT hierarchy-based; this type of community would utilize concepts and principals of egalitarianism. The reason I’ve been talking about this is because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements of the egalitarian principal, the…
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#0086 Then the Spirit led Jesus up into the wilderness so that the devil might tempt him.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 10 Jesus responded, “Go away, Satan, because it’s written, You will worship the Lord your God and serve only him.” 11 The devil left him, and angels came and took care of him. Matt 4:10-11 (NIV)   Today’s posting is part V of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference between an hierarchy-based community and a community which is NOT hierarchy-based; this type of community would utilize concepts and principals of egalitarianism. The reason I wanted to talk about this is because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements of the egalitarian principal, the Church continues…
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#0085 All the believers were one in heart and mind

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Parable of the weeds 24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like someone who planted good seed in his field. 25 While people were sleeping, an enemy came and planted weeds among the wheat and went away. 26 When the stalks sprouted and bore grain, then the weeds also appeared. 27 “The servants of the landowner came and said to him, ‘Master, didn’t you plant good seed in your field? Then how is it that it has weeds?’ 28 “‘An enemy has done this,’ he answered. “The servants said to him, ‘Do you want us to go and gather them?’ 29…
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#0084 Jesus called to them, “Children, have you caught anything to eat?”

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Jesus appears again to the disciples 21 Later, Jesus himself appeared again to his disciples at the Sea of Tiberias. This is how it happened: 2 Simon Peter, Thomas (called Didymus), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, Zebedee’s sons, and two other disciples were together. 3 Simon Peter told them, “I’m going fishing.” They said, “We’ll go with you.” They set out in a boat, but throughout the night they caught nothing. 4 Early in the morning, Jesus stood on the shore, but the disciples didn’t realize it was Jesus. 5 Jesus called to them, “Children, have you caught anything to eat?” They answered him, “No.”…
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#0083 The Holy Ghost comes filling up our spiritual lungs with fresh air

Link relevant to today’s posting… Boston Fight for $15 Rally 2016 California, New York pass $15 minimum-wage laws Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Love for Enemies 27 “But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. 29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them. Luke 6: 27-29 (NIV)   Today’s posting is part II of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference…
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#0082 The Holy Ghost needs lots and lots of elbow room

Link relevant to today’s posting… Hillary Clinton: Women, minorities don't deserve to be 'cheated' equal pay for women Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Judging Others 37 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. 38 Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” 39 He also told them this parable: “Can the blind lead the blind? Will they not both fall into a pit? 40 The…
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#0081 “…I was a stranger and you invited me in”

Link relevant to today’s posting… Republicans embrace Trump’s ban on Muslims while most others reject it Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Sheep and the Goats 31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. 33 He will put the sheep on his right and the goats on his left. 34 “Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father;…
Read More

#0080 Love God with all of your mind.

Link relevant to today’s posting… The Protégé Effect Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ Matt. 22:37 (NIV)   The following is a post from 09/02/15. This is part VI of the series I started re-posting 2 or 3weeks ago. I am continuing to post this 7-part series in its entirety in hopes that it will help readers get some sense for why the presidential candidates are so polarized in their political views. In today’s link we continue our talk about teaching techniques that are perhaps better suited to exercise and…
Read More

#0079 But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things (your physical needs) will be given to you as well.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Do Not Worry 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? 27 Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? 28 “And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow.…
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#0087 The Holy Ghost is designed to work within egalitarian arenas where the ideas of unconditional love; forgiveness and diversity make sense to people

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 24 No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be loyal to the one and have contempt for the other. You cannot serve God and wealth. Matthew 6:24 (CEB) Today’s posting is part VI of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference between an hierarchy-based community and a community which is NOT hierarchy-based; this type of community would utilize concepts and principals of egalitarianism. The reason I’ve been talking about this is because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements of the egalitarian principal, the…
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#0086 Then the Spirit led Jesus up into the wilderness so that the devil might tempt him.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 10 Jesus responded, “Go away, Satan, because it’s written, You will worship the Lord your God and serve only him.” 11 The devil left him, and angels came and took care of him. Matt 4:10-11 (NIV)   Today’s posting is part V of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference between an hierarchy-based community and a community which is NOT hierarchy-based; this type of community would utilize concepts and principals of egalitarianism. The reason I wanted to talk about this is because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements of the egalitarian principal, the Church continues…
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#0085 All the believers were one in heart and mind

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Parable of the weeds 24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like someone who planted good seed in his field. 25 While people were sleeping, an enemy came and planted weeds among the wheat and went away. 26 When the stalks sprouted and bore grain, then the weeds also appeared. 27 “The servants of the landowner came and said to him, ‘Master, didn’t you plant good seed in your field? Then how is it that it has weeds?’ 28 “‘An enemy has done this,’ he answered. “The servants said to him, ‘Do you want us to go and gather them?’ 29…
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#0084 Jesus called to them, “Children, have you caught anything to eat?”

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Jesus appears again to the disciples 21 Later, Jesus himself appeared again to his disciples at the Sea of Tiberias. This is how it happened: 2 Simon Peter, Thomas (called Didymus), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, Zebedee’s sons, and two other disciples were together. 3 Simon Peter told them, “I’m going fishing.” They said, “We’ll go with you.” They set out in a boat, but throughout the night they caught nothing. 4 Early in the morning, Jesus stood on the shore, but the disciples didn’t realize it was Jesus. 5 Jesus called to them, “Children, have you caught anything to eat?” They answered him, “No.”…
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#0083 The Holy Ghost comes filling up our spiritual lungs with fresh air

Link relevant to today’s posting… Boston Fight for $15 Rally 2016 California, New York pass $15 minimum-wage laws Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Love for Enemies 27 “But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. 29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them. Luke 6: 27-29 (NIV)   Today’s posting is part II of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference…
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#0082 The Holy Ghost needs lots and lots of elbow room

Link relevant to today’s posting… Hillary Clinton: Women, minorities don't deserve to be 'cheated' equal pay for women Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Judging Others 37 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. 38 Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” 39 He also told them this parable: “Can the blind lead the blind? Will they not both fall into a pit? 40 The…
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#0081 “…I was a stranger and you invited me in”

Link relevant to today’s posting… Republicans embrace Trump’s ban on Muslims while most others reject it Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Sheep and the Goats 31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. 33 He will put the sheep on his right and the goats on his left. 34 “Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father;…
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#0080 Love God with all of your mind.

Link relevant to today’s posting… The Protégé Effect Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ Matt. 22:37 (NIV)   The following is a post from 09/02/15. This is part VI of the series I started re-posting 2 or 3weeks ago. I am continuing to post this 7-part series in its entirety in hopes that it will help readers get some sense for why the presidential candidates are so polarized in their political views. In today’s link we continue our talk about teaching techniques that are perhaps better suited to exercise and…
Read More

#0079 But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things (your physical needs) will be given to you as well.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Do Not Worry 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? 27 Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? 28 “And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow.…
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#0087 The Holy Ghost is designed to work within egalitarian arenas where the ideas of unconditional love; forgiveness and diversity make sense to people

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 24 No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be loyal to the one and have contempt for the other. You cannot serve God and wealth. Matthew 6:24 (CEB) Today’s posting is part VI of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference between an hierarchy-based community and a community which is NOT hierarchy-based; this type of community would utilize concepts and principals of egalitarianism. The reason I’ve been talking about this is because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements of the egalitarian principal, the…
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#0086 Then the Spirit led Jesus up into the wilderness so that the devil might tempt him.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 10 Jesus responded, “Go away, Satan, because it’s written, You will worship the Lord your God and serve only him.” 11 The devil left him, and angels came and took care of him. Matt 4:10-11 (NIV)   Today’s posting is part V of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference between an hierarchy-based community and a community which is NOT hierarchy-based; this type of community would utilize concepts and principals of egalitarianism. The reason I wanted to talk about this is because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements of the egalitarian principal, the Church continues…
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#0085 All the believers were one in heart and mind

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Parable of the weeds 24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like someone who planted good seed in his field. 25 While people were sleeping, an enemy came and planted weeds among the wheat and went away. 26 When the stalks sprouted and bore grain, then the weeds also appeared. 27 “The servants of the landowner came and said to him, ‘Master, didn’t you plant good seed in your field? Then how is it that it has weeds?’ 28 “‘An enemy has done this,’ he answered. “The servants said to him, ‘Do you want us to go and gather them?’ 29…
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#0084 Jesus called to them, “Children, have you caught anything to eat?”

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Jesus appears again to the disciples 21 Later, Jesus himself appeared again to his disciples at the Sea of Tiberias. This is how it happened: 2 Simon Peter, Thomas (called Didymus), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, Zebedee’s sons, and two other disciples were together. 3 Simon Peter told them, “I’m going fishing.” They said, “We’ll go with you.” They set out in a boat, but throughout the night they caught nothing. 4 Early in the morning, Jesus stood on the shore, but the disciples didn’t realize it was Jesus. 5 Jesus called to them, “Children, have you caught anything to eat?” They answered him, “No.”…
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#0083 The Holy Ghost comes filling up our spiritual lungs with fresh air

Link relevant to today’s posting… Boston Fight for $15 Rally 2016 California, New York pass $15 minimum-wage laws Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Love for Enemies 27 “But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. 29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them. Luke 6: 27-29 (NIV)   Today’s posting is part II of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference…
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#0082 The Holy Ghost needs lots and lots of elbow room

Link relevant to today’s posting… Hillary Clinton: Women, minorities don't deserve to be 'cheated' equal pay for women Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Judging Others 37 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. 38 Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” 39 He also told them this parable: “Can the blind lead the blind? Will they not both fall into a pit? 40 The…
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#0081 “…I was a stranger and you invited me in”

Link relevant to today’s posting… Republicans embrace Trump’s ban on Muslims while most others reject it Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Sheep and the Goats 31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. 33 He will put the sheep on his right and the goats on his left. 34 “Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father;…
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#0080 Love God with all of your mind.

Link relevant to today’s posting… The Protégé Effect Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ Matt. 22:37 (NIV)   The following is a post from 09/02/15. This is part VI of the series I started re-posting 2 or 3weeks ago. I am continuing to post this 7-part series in its entirety in hopes that it will help readers get some sense for why the presidential candidates are so polarized in their political views. In today’s link we continue our talk about teaching techniques that are perhaps better suited to exercise and…
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#0079 But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things (your physical needs) will be given to you as well.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Do Not Worry 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? 27 Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? 28 “And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow.…
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#0087 The Holy Ghost is designed to work within egalitarian arenas where the ideas of unconditional love; forgiveness and diversity make sense to people

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 24 No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be loyal to the one and have contempt for the other. You cannot serve God and wealth. Matthew 6:24 (CEB) Today’s posting is part VI of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference between an hierarchy-based community and a community which is NOT hierarchy-based; this type of community would utilize concepts and principals of egalitarianism. The reason I’ve been talking about this is because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements of the egalitarian principal, the…
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#0086 Then the Spirit led Jesus up into the wilderness so that the devil might tempt him.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 10 Jesus responded, “Go away, Satan, because it’s written, You will worship the Lord your God and serve only him.” 11 The devil left him, and angels came and took care of him. Matt 4:10-11 (NIV)   Today’s posting is part V of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference between an hierarchy-based community and a community which is NOT hierarchy-based; this type of community would utilize concepts and principals of egalitarianism. The reason I wanted to talk about this is because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements of the egalitarian principal, the Church continues…
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#0085 All the believers were one in heart and mind

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Parable of the weeds 24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like someone who planted good seed in his field. 25 While people were sleeping, an enemy came and planted weeds among the wheat and went away. 26 When the stalks sprouted and bore grain, then the weeds also appeared. 27 “The servants of the landowner came and said to him, ‘Master, didn’t you plant good seed in your field? Then how is it that it has weeds?’ 28 “‘An enemy has done this,’ he answered. “The servants said to him, ‘Do you want us to go and gather them?’ 29…
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#0084 Jesus called to them, “Children, have you caught anything to eat?”

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Jesus appears again to the disciples 21 Later, Jesus himself appeared again to his disciples at the Sea of Tiberias. This is how it happened: 2 Simon Peter, Thomas (called Didymus), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, Zebedee’s sons, and two other disciples were together. 3 Simon Peter told them, “I’m going fishing.” They said, “We’ll go with you.” They set out in a boat, but throughout the night they caught nothing. 4 Early in the morning, Jesus stood on the shore, but the disciples didn’t realize it was Jesus. 5 Jesus called to them, “Children, have you caught anything to eat?” They answered him, “No.”…
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#0083 The Holy Ghost comes filling up our spiritual lungs with fresh air

Link relevant to today’s posting… Boston Fight for $15 Rally 2016 California, New York pass $15 minimum-wage laws Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Love for Enemies 27 “But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. 29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them. Luke 6: 27-29 (NIV)   Today’s posting is part II of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference…
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#0082 The Holy Ghost needs lots and lots of elbow room

Link relevant to today’s posting… Hillary Clinton: Women, minorities don't deserve to be 'cheated' equal pay for women Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Judging Others 37 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. 38 Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” 39 He also told them this parable: “Can the blind lead the blind? Will they not both fall into a pit? 40 The…
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#0081 “…I was a stranger and you invited me in”

Link relevant to today’s posting… Republicans embrace Trump’s ban on Muslims while most others reject it Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Sheep and the Goats 31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. 33 He will put the sheep on his right and the goats on his left. 34 “Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father;…
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#0080 Love God with all of your mind.

Link relevant to today’s posting… The Protégé Effect Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ Matt. 22:37 (NIV)   The following is a post from 09/02/15. This is part VI of the series I started re-posting 2 or 3weeks ago. I am continuing to post this 7-part series in its entirety in hopes that it will help readers get some sense for why the presidential candidates are so polarized in their political views. In today’s link we continue our talk about teaching techniques that are perhaps better suited to exercise and…
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#0079 But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things (your physical needs) will be given to you as well.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Do Not Worry 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? 27 Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? 28 “And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow.…
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#0087 The Holy Ghost is designed to work within egalitarian arenas where the ideas of unconditional love; forgiveness and diversity make sense to people

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 24 No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be loyal to the one and have contempt for the other. You cannot serve God and wealth. Matthew 6:24 (CEB) Today’s posting is part VI of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference between an hierarchy-based community and a community which is NOT hierarchy-based; this type of community would utilize concepts and principals of egalitarianism. The reason I’ve been talking about this is because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements of the egalitarian principal, the…
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#0086 Then the Spirit led Jesus up into the wilderness so that the devil might tempt him.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 10 Jesus responded, “Go away, Satan, because it’s written, You will worship the Lord your God and serve only him.” 11 The devil left him, and angels came and took care of him. Matt 4:10-11 (NIV)   Today’s posting is part V of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference between an hierarchy-based community and a community which is NOT hierarchy-based; this type of community would utilize concepts and principals of egalitarianism. The reason I wanted to talk about this is because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements of the egalitarian principal, the Church continues…
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#0085 All the believers were one in heart and mind

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Parable of the weeds 24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like someone who planted good seed in his field. 25 While people were sleeping, an enemy came and planted weeds among the wheat and went away. 26 When the stalks sprouted and bore grain, then the weeds also appeared. 27 “The servants of the landowner came and said to him, ‘Master, didn’t you plant good seed in your field? Then how is it that it has weeds?’ 28 “‘An enemy has done this,’ he answered. “The servants said to him, ‘Do you want us to go and gather them?’ 29…
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#0084 Jesus called to them, “Children, have you caught anything to eat?”

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Jesus appears again to the disciples 21 Later, Jesus himself appeared again to his disciples at the Sea of Tiberias. This is how it happened: 2 Simon Peter, Thomas (called Didymus), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, Zebedee’s sons, and two other disciples were together. 3 Simon Peter told them, “I’m going fishing.” They said, “We’ll go with you.” They set out in a boat, but throughout the night they caught nothing. 4 Early in the morning, Jesus stood on the shore, but the disciples didn’t realize it was Jesus. 5 Jesus called to them, “Children, have you caught anything to eat?” They answered him, “No.”…
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#0083 The Holy Ghost comes filling up our spiritual lungs with fresh air

Link relevant to today’s posting… Boston Fight for $15 Rally 2016 California, New York pass $15 minimum-wage laws Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Love for Enemies 27 “But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. 29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them. Luke 6: 27-29 (NIV)   Today’s posting is part II of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference…
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#0082 The Holy Ghost needs lots and lots of elbow room

Link relevant to today’s posting… Hillary Clinton: Women, minorities don't deserve to be 'cheated' equal pay for women Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Judging Others 37 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. 38 Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” 39 He also told them this parable: “Can the blind lead the blind? Will they not both fall into a pit? 40 The…
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#0081 “…I was a stranger and you invited me in”

Link relevant to today’s posting… Republicans embrace Trump’s ban on Muslims while most others reject it Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Sheep and the Goats 31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. 33 He will put the sheep on his right and the goats on his left. 34 “Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father;…
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#0080 Love God with all of your mind.

Link relevant to today’s posting… The Protégé Effect Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ Matt. 22:37 (NIV)   The following is a post from 09/02/15. This is part VI of the series I started re-posting 2 or 3weeks ago. I am continuing to post this 7-part series in its entirety in hopes that it will help readers get some sense for why the presidential candidates are so polarized in their political views. In today’s link we continue our talk about teaching techniques that are perhaps better suited to exercise and…
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#0079 But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things (your physical needs) will be given to you as well.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Do Not Worry 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? 27 Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? 28 “And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow.…
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#0087 The Holy Ghost is designed to work within egalitarian arenas where the ideas of unconditional love; forgiveness and diversity make sense to people

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 24 No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be loyal to the one and have contempt for the other. You cannot serve God and wealth. Matthew 6:24 (CEB) Today’s posting is part VI of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference between an hierarchy-based community and a community which is NOT hierarchy-based; this type of community would utilize concepts and principals of egalitarianism. The reason I’ve been talking about this is because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements of the egalitarian principal, the…
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#0086 Then the Spirit led Jesus up into the wilderness so that the devil might tempt him.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 10 Jesus responded, “Go away, Satan, because it’s written, You will worship the Lord your God and serve only him.” 11 The devil left him, and angels came and took care of him. Matt 4:10-11 (NIV)   Today’s posting is part V of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference between an hierarchy-based community and a community which is NOT hierarchy-based; this type of community would utilize concepts and principals of egalitarianism. The reason I wanted to talk about this is because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements of the egalitarian principal, the Church continues…
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#0085 All the believers were one in heart and mind

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Parable of the weeds 24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like someone who planted good seed in his field. 25 While people were sleeping, an enemy came and planted weeds among the wheat and went away. 26 When the stalks sprouted and bore grain, then the weeds also appeared. 27 “The servants of the landowner came and said to him, ‘Master, didn’t you plant good seed in your field? Then how is it that it has weeds?’ 28 “‘An enemy has done this,’ he answered. “The servants said to him, ‘Do you want us to go and gather them?’ 29…
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#0084 Jesus called to them, “Children, have you caught anything to eat?”

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Jesus appears again to the disciples 21 Later, Jesus himself appeared again to his disciples at the Sea of Tiberias. This is how it happened: 2 Simon Peter, Thomas (called Didymus), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, Zebedee’s sons, and two other disciples were together. 3 Simon Peter told them, “I’m going fishing.” They said, “We’ll go with you.” They set out in a boat, but throughout the night they caught nothing. 4 Early in the morning, Jesus stood on the shore, but the disciples didn’t realize it was Jesus. 5 Jesus called to them, “Children, have you caught anything to eat?” They answered him, “No.”…
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#0083 The Holy Ghost comes filling up our spiritual lungs with fresh air

Link relevant to today’s posting… Boston Fight for $15 Rally 2016 California, New York pass $15 minimum-wage laws Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Love for Enemies 27 “But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. 29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them. Luke 6: 27-29 (NIV)   Today’s posting is part II of an excerpt from the book I am currently working on. This article looks at the difference…
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#0082 The Holy Ghost needs lots and lots of elbow room

Link relevant to today’s posting… Hillary Clinton: Women, minorities don't deserve to be 'cheated' equal pay for women Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Judging Others 37 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. 38 Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” 39 He also told them this parable: “Can the blind lead the blind? Will they not both fall into a pit? 40 The…
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#0081 “…I was a stranger and you invited me in”

Link relevant to today’s posting… Republicans embrace Trump’s ban on Muslims while most others reject it Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Sheep and the Goats 31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. 33 He will put the sheep on his right and the goats on his left. 34 “Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father;…
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#0080 Love God with all of your mind.

Link relevant to today’s posting… The Protégé Effect Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ Matt. 22:37 (NIV)   The following is a post from 09/02/15. This is part VI of the series I started re-posting 2 or 3weeks ago. I am continuing to post this 7-part series in its entirety in hopes that it will help readers get some sense for why the presidential candidates are so polarized in their political views. In today’s link we continue our talk about teaching techniques that are perhaps better suited to exercise and…
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#0079 But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things (your physical needs) will be given to you as well.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Do Not Worry 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? 27 Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? 28 “And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow.…
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