Monthly Archives: April 2018

Practicing the Better: Deliverance

‚ÄčNothing could be worse than to have the desire to please God, but be unable to do so.  So, just as the creation gave us the capacity to serve God (via the imago dei), so also the Covenant gives us … Continue reading

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Practicing the Better: Obedience

Of course, God includes in the Covenant the expectation that we will obey it.  Every relationship is honored, made real, and strengthened by obedience. Our relationship with God is no different. But in the Covenant (that is rooted in God’s … Continue reading

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Practicing the Better: Commitment

One of the first things we learn about Covenant is that it is not strictly speaking a contract.  It has elements that are contractual in nature, but it has one significant difference–it is not null and void if we default. … Continue reading

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Practicing the Better: God, God, God

‚ÄčThe most important thing to say about Covenant is that it is created by God.  Just as God made the world, God made the Covenant.  The great danger in life is to forget the God-grounded nature of all things.  Covenant … Continue reading

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