#0095 Jesus had a world-full-of-books of God stuff to share with us

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Story of the Word 1 In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God. 2  The Word was with God in the beginning. 3  Everything came into being through the Word, and without the Word nothing came into being. What came into being 4  through the Word was life, and the life was the light for all people. 5  The light shines in the darkness,  and the darkness doesn’t extinguish the light. 6 A man named John was sent from God. 7 He came as a witness to testify concerning the light, so that through him everyone…
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#0094 “God forgive you!”

Link relevant to today’s posting… God forgives you Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant 21 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” 22 Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. (KJV says: “seventy times seven or 490 times) 23 “Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants. 24 As he began the settlement, a man who owed him ten thousand bags of gold was brought to him. 25 Since he was not able…
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#0093 Jesus, in dying on the cross, accomplished the hard part of the salvation equation

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 8 1 but Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2 At dawn he appeared again in the temple courts, where all the people gathered around him, and he sat down to teach them. 3 The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in adultery. They made her stand before the group 4 and said to Jesus, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the act of adultery. 5 In the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. Now what do you say?” 6 They were using this question as a trap, in order to have a basis for accusing…
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#0092 …German soldiers emerged from their trenches, calling out “Merry Christmas” in English.

Link relevant to today’s posting… Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce of 1914 Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had. Acts 4:32 (NIV) Today’s posting is part XI 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. I’ve been talking about this because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements…
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#0091 The strong man is the Holy Ghost and his house, of course is the Church

Link relevant to today’s posting… The Christmas Truce of 1914 Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Tenants 33 “Listen to another parable: There was a landowner who planted a vineyard. He put a wall around it, dug a winepress in it and built a watchtower. Then he rented the vineyard to some farmers and moved to another place. 34 When the harvest time approached, he sent his servants to the tenants to collect his fruit. 35 “The tenants seized his servants; they beat one, killed another, and stoned a third. 36 Then he sent other servants to them, more than the first time, and the tenants treated them the same way.…
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#0090 Whoever is not with me is against me and whoever does not gather with me scatters.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Weeds 24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field. 25 But while everyone was sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and went away. 26 When the wheat sprouted and formed heads, then the weeds also appeared. 27 “The owner’s servants came to him and said, ‘Sir, didn’t you sow good seed in your field? Where then did the weeds come from?’ 28 “‘An enemy did this,’ he replied. “The servants asked him, ‘Do you want us to go and pull them up?’ 29 “‘No,’…
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#0089 I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 1 After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed: “Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you. 2 For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him. 3 Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. 4 I have brought you glory on earth by finishing the work you gave me to do. 5 And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.…
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#0088 All the believers were one in heart and mind

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon Matt. 6:24 (KJV) Today’s posting is part VII 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 Church…
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#0095 Jesus had a world-full-of-books of God stuff to share with us

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Story of the Word 1 In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God. 2  The Word was with God in the beginning. 3  Everything came into being through the Word, and without the Word nothing came into being. What came into being 4  through the Word was life, and the life was the light for all people. 5  The light shines in the darkness,  and the darkness doesn’t extinguish the light. 6 A man named John was sent from God. 7 He came as a witness to testify concerning the light, so that through him everyone…
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#0094 “God forgive you!”

Link relevant to today’s posting… God forgives you Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant 21 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” 22 Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. (KJV says: “seventy times seven or 490 times) 23 “Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants. 24 As he began the settlement, a man who owed him ten thousand bags of gold was brought to him. 25 Since he was not able…
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#0093 Jesus, in dying on the cross, accomplished the hard part of the salvation equation

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 8 1 but Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2 At dawn he appeared again in the temple courts, where all the people gathered around him, and he sat down to teach them. 3 The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in adultery. They made her stand before the group 4 and said to Jesus, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the act of adultery. 5 In the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. Now what do you say?” 6 They were using this question as a trap, in order to have a basis for accusing…
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#0092 …German soldiers emerged from their trenches, calling out “Merry Christmas” in English.

Link relevant to today’s posting… Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce of 1914 Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had. Acts 4:32 (NIV) Today’s posting is part XI 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. I’ve been talking about this because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements…
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#0091 The strong man is the Holy Ghost and his house, of course is the Church

Link relevant to today’s posting… The Christmas Truce of 1914 Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Tenants 33 “Listen to another parable: There was a landowner who planted a vineyard. He put a wall around it, dug a winepress in it and built a watchtower. Then he rented the vineyard to some farmers and moved to another place. 34 When the harvest time approached, he sent his servants to the tenants to collect his fruit. 35 “The tenants seized his servants; they beat one, killed another, and stoned a third. 36 Then he sent other servants to them, more than the first time, and the tenants treated them the same way.…
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#0090 Whoever is not with me is against me and whoever does not gather with me scatters.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Weeds 24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field. 25 But while everyone was sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and went away. 26 When the wheat sprouted and formed heads, then the weeds also appeared. 27 “The owner’s servants came to him and said, ‘Sir, didn’t you sow good seed in your field? Where then did the weeds come from?’ 28 “‘An enemy did this,’ he replied. “The servants asked him, ‘Do you want us to go and pull them up?’ 29 “‘No,’…
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#0089 I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 1 After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed: “Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you. 2 For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him. 3 Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. 4 I have brought you glory on earth by finishing the work you gave me to do. 5 And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.…
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#0088 All the believers were one in heart and mind

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon Matt. 6:24 (KJV) Today’s posting is part VII 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 Church…
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#0095 Jesus had a world-full-of-books of God stuff to share with us

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Story of the Word 1 In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God. 2  The Word was with God in the beginning. 3  Everything came into being through the Word, and without the Word nothing came into being. What came into being 4  through the Word was life, and the life was the light for all people. 5  The light shines in the darkness,  and the darkness doesn’t extinguish the light. 6 A man named John was sent from God. 7 He came as a witness to testify concerning the light, so that through him everyone…
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#0094 “God forgive you!”

Link relevant to today’s posting… God forgives you Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant 21 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” 22 Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. (KJV says: “seventy times seven or 490 times) 23 “Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants. 24 As he began the settlement, a man who owed him ten thousand bags of gold was brought to him. 25 Since he was not able…
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#0093 Jesus, in dying on the cross, accomplished the hard part of the salvation equation

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 8 1 but Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2 At dawn he appeared again in the temple courts, where all the people gathered around him, and he sat down to teach them. 3 The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in adultery. They made her stand before the group 4 and said to Jesus, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the act of adultery. 5 In the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. Now what do you say?” 6 They were using this question as a trap, in order to have a basis for accusing…
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#0092 …German soldiers emerged from their trenches, calling out “Merry Christmas” in English.

Link relevant to today’s posting… Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce of 1914 Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had. Acts 4:32 (NIV) Today’s posting is part XI 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. I’ve been talking about this because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements…
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#0091 The strong man is the Holy Ghost and his house, of course is the Church

Link relevant to today’s posting… The Christmas Truce of 1914 Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Tenants 33 “Listen to another parable: There was a landowner who planted a vineyard. He put a wall around it, dug a winepress in it and built a watchtower. Then he rented the vineyard to some farmers and moved to another place. 34 When the harvest time approached, he sent his servants to the tenants to collect his fruit. 35 “The tenants seized his servants; they beat one, killed another, and stoned a third. 36 Then he sent other servants to them, more than the first time, and the tenants treated them the same way.…
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#0090 Whoever is not with me is against me and whoever does not gather with me scatters.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Weeds 24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field. 25 But while everyone was sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and went away. 26 When the wheat sprouted and formed heads, then the weeds also appeared. 27 “The owner’s servants came to him and said, ‘Sir, didn’t you sow good seed in your field? Where then did the weeds come from?’ 28 “‘An enemy did this,’ he replied. “The servants asked him, ‘Do you want us to go and pull them up?’ 29 “‘No,’…
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#0089 I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 1 After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed: “Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you. 2 For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him. 3 Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. 4 I have brought you glory on earth by finishing the work you gave me to do. 5 And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.…
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#0088 All the believers were one in heart and mind

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon Matt. 6:24 (KJV) Today’s posting is part VII 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 Church…
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#0095 Jesus had a world-full-of-books of God stuff to share with us

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Story of the Word 1 In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God. 2  The Word was with God in the beginning. 3  Everything came into being through the Word, and without the Word nothing came into being. What came into being 4  through the Word was life, and the life was the light for all people. 5  The light shines in the darkness,  and the darkness doesn’t extinguish the light. 6 A man named John was sent from God. 7 He came as a witness to testify concerning the light, so that through him everyone…
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#0094 “God forgive you!”

Link relevant to today’s posting… God forgives you Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant 21 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” 22 Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. (KJV says: “seventy times seven or 490 times) 23 “Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants. 24 As he began the settlement, a man who owed him ten thousand bags of gold was brought to him. 25 Since he was not able…
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#0093 Jesus, in dying on the cross, accomplished the hard part of the salvation equation

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 8 1 but Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2 At dawn he appeared again in the temple courts, where all the people gathered around him, and he sat down to teach them. 3 The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in adultery. They made her stand before the group 4 and said to Jesus, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the act of adultery. 5 In the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. Now what do you say?” 6 They were using this question as a trap, in order to have a basis for accusing…
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#0092 …German soldiers emerged from their trenches, calling out “Merry Christmas” in English.

Link relevant to today’s posting… Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce of 1914 Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had. Acts 4:32 (NIV) Today’s posting is part XI 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. I’ve been talking about this because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements…
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#0091 The strong man is the Holy Ghost and his house, of course is the Church

Link relevant to today’s posting… The Christmas Truce of 1914 Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Tenants 33 “Listen to another parable: There was a landowner who planted a vineyard. He put a wall around it, dug a winepress in it and built a watchtower. Then he rented the vineyard to some farmers and moved to another place. 34 When the harvest time approached, he sent his servants to the tenants to collect his fruit. 35 “The tenants seized his servants; they beat one, killed another, and stoned a third. 36 Then he sent other servants to them, more than the first time, and the tenants treated them the same way.…
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#0090 Whoever is not with me is against me and whoever does not gather with me scatters.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Weeds 24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field. 25 But while everyone was sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and went away. 26 When the wheat sprouted and formed heads, then the weeds also appeared. 27 “The owner’s servants came to him and said, ‘Sir, didn’t you sow good seed in your field? Where then did the weeds come from?’ 28 “‘An enemy did this,’ he replied. “The servants asked him, ‘Do you want us to go and pull them up?’ 29 “‘No,’…
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#0089 I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 1 After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed: “Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you. 2 For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him. 3 Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. 4 I have brought you glory on earth by finishing the work you gave me to do. 5 And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.…
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#0088 All the believers were one in heart and mind

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon Matt. 6:24 (KJV) Today’s posting is part VII 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 Church…
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#0095 Jesus had a world-full-of-books of God stuff to share with us

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Story of the Word 1 In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God. 2  The Word was with God in the beginning. 3  Everything came into being through the Word, and without the Word nothing came into being. What came into being 4  through the Word was life, and the life was the light for all people. 5  The light shines in the darkness,  and the darkness doesn’t extinguish the light. 6 A man named John was sent from God. 7 He came as a witness to testify concerning the light, so that through him everyone…
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#0094 “God forgive you!”

Link relevant to today’s posting… God forgives you Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant 21 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” 22 Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. (KJV says: “seventy times seven or 490 times) 23 “Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants. 24 As he began the settlement, a man who owed him ten thousand bags of gold was brought to him. 25 Since he was not able…
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#0093 Jesus, in dying on the cross, accomplished the hard part of the salvation equation

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 8 1 but Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2 At dawn he appeared again in the temple courts, where all the people gathered around him, and he sat down to teach them. 3 The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in adultery. They made her stand before the group 4 and said to Jesus, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the act of adultery. 5 In the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. Now what do you say?” 6 They were using this question as a trap, in order to have a basis for accusing…
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#0092 …German soldiers emerged from their trenches, calling out “Merry Christmas” in English.

Link relevant to today’s posting… Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce of 1914 Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had. Acts 4:32 (NIV) Today’s posting is part XI 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. I’ve been talking about this because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements…
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#0091 The strong man is the Holy Ghost and his house, of course is the Church

Link relevant to today’s posting… The Christmas Truce of 1914 Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Tenants 33 “Listen to another parable: There was a landowner who planted a vineyard. He put a wall around it, dug a winepress in it and built a watchtower. Then he rented the vineyard to some farmers and moved to another place. 34 When the harvest time approached, he sent his servants to the tenants to collect his fruit. 35 “The tenants seized his servants; they beat one, killed another, and stoned a third. 36 Then he sent other servants to them, more than the first time, and the tenants treated them the same way.…
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#0090 Whoever is not with me is against me and whoever does not gather with me scatters.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Weeds 24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field. 25 But while everyone was sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and went away. 26 When the wheat sprouted and formed heads, then the weeds also appeared. 27 “The owner’s servants came to him and said, ‘Sir, didn’t you sow good seed in your field? Where then did the weeds come from?’ 28 “‘An enemy did this,’ he replied. “The servants asked him, ‘Do you want us to go and pull them up?’ 29 “‘No,’…
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#0089 I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 1 After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed: “Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you. 2 For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him. 3 Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. 4 I have brought you glory on earth by finishing the work you gave me to do. 5 And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.…
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#0088 All the believers were one in heart and mind

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon Matt. 6:24 (KJV) Today’s posting is part VII 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 Church…
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#0095 Jesus had a world-full-of-books of God stuff to share with us

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Story of the Word 1 In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God. 2  The Word was with God in the beginning. 3  Everything came into being through the Word, and without the Word nothing came into being. What came into being 4  through the Word was life, and the life was the light for all people. 5  The light shines in the darkness,  and the darkness doesn’t extinguish the light. 6 A man named John was sent from God. 7 He came as a witness to testify concerning the light, so that through him everyone…
Read More

#0094 “God forgive you!”

Link relevant to today’s posting… God forgives you Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant 21 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” 22 Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. (KJV says: “seventy times seven or 490 times) 23 “Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants. 24 As he began the settlement, a man who owed him ten thousand bags of gold was brought to him. 25 Since he was not able…
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#0093 Jesus, in dying on the cross, accomplished the hard part of the salvation equation

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 8 1 but Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2 At dawn he appeared again in the temple courts, where all the people gathered around him, and he sat down to teach them. 3 The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in adultery. They made her stand before the group 4 and said to Jesus, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the act of adultery. 5 In the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. Now what do you say?” 6 They were using this question as a trap, in order to have a basis for accusing…
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#0092 …German soldiers emerged from their trenches, calling out “Merry Christmas” in English.

Link relevant to today’s posting… Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce of 1914 Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had. Acts 4:32 (NIV) Today’s posting is part XI 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. I’ve been talking about this because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements…
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#0091 The strong man is the Holy Ghost and his house, of course is the Church

Link relevant to today’s posting… The Christmas Truce of 1914 Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Tenants 33 “Listen to another parable: There was a landowner who planted a vineyard. He put a wall around it, dug a winepress in it and built a watchtower. Then he rented the vineyard to some farmers and moved to another place. 34 When the harvest time approached, he sent his servants to the tenants to collect his fruit. 35 “The tenants seized his servants; they beat one, killed another, and stoned a third. 36 Then he sent other servants to them, more than the first time, and the tenants treated them the same way.…
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#0090 Whoever is not with me is against me and whoever does not gather with me scatters.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Weeds 24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field. 25 But while everyone was sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and went away. 26 When the wheat sprouted and formed heads, then the weeds also appeared. 27 “The owner’s servants came to him and said, ‘Sir, didn’t you sow good seed in your field? Where then did the weeds come from?’ 28 “‘An enemy did this,’ he replied. “The servants asked him, ‘Do you want us to go and pull them up?’ 29 “‘No,’…
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#0089 I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 1 After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed: “Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you. 2 For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him. 3 Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. 4 I have brought you glory on earth by finishing the work you gave me to do. 5 And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.…
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#0088 All the believers were one in heart and mind

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon Matt. 6:24 (KJV) Today’s posting is part VII 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 Church…
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#0095 Jesus had a world-full-of-books of God stuff to share with us

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Story of the Word 1 In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God. 2  The Word was with God in the beginning. 3  Everything came into being through the Word, and without the Word nothing came into being. What came into being 4  through the Word was life, and the life was the light for all people. 5  The light shines in the darkness,  and the darkness doesn’t extinguish the light. 6 A man named John was sent from God. 7 He came as a witness to testify concerning the light, so that through him everyone…
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#0094 “God forgive you!”

Link relevant to today’s posting… God forgives you Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant 21 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” 22 Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. (KJV says: “seventy times seven or 490 times) 23 “Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants. 24 As he began the settlement, a man who owed him ten thousand bags of gold was brought to him. 25 Since he was not able…
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#0093 Jesus, in dying on the cross, accomplished the hard part of the salvation equation

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 8 1 but Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2 At dawn he appeared again in the temple courts, where all the people gathered around him, and he sat down to teach them. 3 The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in adultery. They made her stand before the group 4 and said to Jesus, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the act of adultery. 5 In the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. Now what do you say?” 6 They were using this question as a trap, in order to have a basis for accusing…
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#0092 …German soldiers emerged from their trenches, calling out “Merry Christmas” in English.

Link relevant to today’s posting… Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce of 1914 Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had. Acts 4:32 (NIV) Today’s posting is part XI 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. I’ve been talking about this because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements…
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#0091 The strong man is the Holy Ghost and his house, of course is the Church

Link relevant to today’s posting… The Christmas Truce of 1914 Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Tenants 33 “Listen to another parable: There was a landowner who planted a vineyard. He put a wall around it, dug a winepress in it and built a watchtower. Then he rented the vineyard to some farmers and moved to another place. 34 When the harvest time approached, he sent his servants to the tenants to collect his fruit. 35 “The tenants seized his servants; they beat one, killed another, and stoned a third. 36 Then he sent other servants to them, more than the first time, and the tenants treated them the same way.…
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#0090 Whoever is not with me is against me and whoever does not gather with me scatters.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Weeds 24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field. 25 But while everyone was sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and went away. 26 When the wheat sprouted and formed heads, then the weeds also appeared. 27 “The owner’s servants came to him and said, ‘Sir, didn’t you sow good seed in your field? Where then did the weeds come from?’ 28 “‘An enemy did this,’ he replied. “The servants asked him, ‘Do you want us to go and pull them up?’ 29 “‘No,’…
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#0089 I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 1 After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed: “Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you. 2 For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him. 3 Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. 4 I have brought you glory on earth by finishing the work you gave me to do. 5 And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.…
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#0088 All the believers were one in heart and mind

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon Matt. 6:24 (KJV) Today’s posting is part VII 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 Church…
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#0095 Jesus had a world-full-of-books of God stuff to share with us

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… Story of the Word 1 In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God. 2  The Word was with God in the beginning. 3  Everything came into being through the Word, and without the Word nothing came into being. What came into being 4  through the Word was life, and the life was the light for all people. 5  The light shines in the darkness,  and the darkness doesn’t extinguish the light. 6 A man named John was sent from God. 7 He came as a witness to testify concerning the light, so that through him everyone…
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#0094 “God forgive you!”

Link relevant to today’s posting… God forgives you Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant 21 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” 22 Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. (KJV says: “seventy times seven or 490 times) 23 “Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants. 24 As he began the settlement, a man who owed him ten thousand bags of gold was brought to him. 25 Since he was not able…
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#0093 Jesus, in dying on the cross, accomplished the hard part of the salvation equation

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 8 1 but Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2 At dawn he appeared again in the temple courts, where all the people gathered around him, and he sat down to teach them. 3 The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in adultery. They made her stand before the group 4 and said to Jesus, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the act of adultery. 5 In the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. Now what do you say?” 6 They were using this question as a trap, in order to have a basis for accusing…
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#0092 …German soldiers emerged from their trenches, calling out “Merry Christmas” in English.

Link relevant to today’s posting… Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce of 1914 Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had. Acts 4:32 (NIV) Today’s posting is part XI 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. I’ve been talking about this because, although Jesus’s message was filled with elements…
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#0091 The strong man is the Holy Ghost and his house, of course is the Church

Link relevant to today’s posting… The Christmas Truce of 1914 Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Tenants 33 “Listen to another parable: There was a landowner who planted a vineyard. He put a wall around it, dug a winepress in it and built a watchtower. Then he rented the vineyard to some farmers and moved to another place. 34 When the harvest time approached, he sent his servants to the tenants to collect his fruit. 35 “The tenants seized his servants; they beat one, killed another, and stoned a third. 36 Then he sent other servants to them, more than the first time, and the tenants treated them the same way.…
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#0090 Whoever is not with me is against me and whoever does not gather with me scatters.

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… The Parable of the Weeds 24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field. 25 But while everyone was sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and went away. 26 When the wheat sprouted and formed heads, then the weeds also appeared. 27 “The owner’s servants came to him and said, ‘Sir, didn’t you sow good seed in your field? Where then did the weeds come from?’ 28 “‘An enemy did this,’ he replied. “The servants asked him, ‘Do you want us to go and pull them up?’ 29 “‘No,’…
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#0089 I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 1 After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed: “Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you. 2 For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him. 3 Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. 4 I have brought you glory on earth by finishing the work you gave me to do. 5 And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.…
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#0088 All the believers were one in heart and mind

Scripture relevant to today’s posting… 24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon Matt. 6:24 (KJV) Today’s posting is part VII 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 Church…
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