Seeds

“Nothing is more practical than finding God."

“At that moment heaven was opened, and he (Jesus) saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him” (Matthew 3:16). So why a dove? We’ve been talking about baptism, and what we can learn from John’s baptism as well as John’s baptism of Jesus. John talked about the Holy Spirit coming …

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“If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother, and wife and children, and brothers and sisters, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple” (Luke 14:26). Never cautious about using excessive hyperbole to make a point, even for Jesus this saying seems  over the top. How could …

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Is it possible to change someone’s mind – specifically, one’s own? In today’s epistle reading the apostle Paul responds with a resounding, “Yes!” This is one of those perks that we’re all entitled to because of Jesus’ resurrection. “Transformation” is one of those foretastes of the resurrection we get to experience before Jesus comes back. …

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