Author Archives: Joe Ginder

Jesus doesn’t change his Father, he reveals Him!

God the Son does not act as an agent of change upon God the Father. God the Son is the perfect revelation of who God the Father is and has always been. – Brian Zahnd

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Can you find it in Jesus?

I saw a comment by Brian Zahnd the other day on Jesus’ disciples in the Gospel of Luke that bears repeating. So I’m repeating it! The “Sons of Thunder” wanted to call fire down from heaven on a Samaritan village … Continue reading

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Raymond Chang on Christianity

Christianity is intended to be a faith that is generous in a world that promotes scarcity, kind in a world that is harsh, generative where there is decay, healing where there is hurt, reconciling where there is division, and merciful … Continue reading

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A man who lies to himself….

“A man who lies to himself, and believes his own lies becomes unable to recognize truth, either in himself or in anyone else, and he ends up losing respect for himself and for others. When he has no respect for … Continue reading

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The Bible is the Language of God’s Heart

When it comes to hearing God, the Bible is the language of his heart. Nothing he says in any other way in any other context will ever override, undermine or contradict what he has said in the Scriptures. That’s why … Continue reading

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The Word of God

‘It is Christ himself, not the Bible, who is the true word of God. The Bible, read in the right spirit and with the guidance of good teachers, will bring us to him’ C.S. LewisThe Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, … Continue reading

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On Adversaries

“Loving, forgiving, and doing good to our adversaries is our duty. Yet we must do this without giving up and without being cowardly. We shall resist whenever our adversaries demand of us obedience contrary to the orders of the Gospel. … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina for Resurrection Week

Back in 2020, I made a series of lectio divina readings for Palm Sunday through Good Friday. The title pages have 2020 dates; but there is nothing dated about the readings – except they are keyed to the scriptures that … Continue reading

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What does it mean to know God?

“To Know God means to look like Him and to live in a way that reflects his character.” Rikk Watts

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Seeing Color Newsletter/Journal of John Woolman

In the recorded message this week, I mentioned the free newsletter Seeing Color. This note is to make the link to it available. If you subscribe, it will come in email each month. I also mentioned the Journal of John … Continue reading

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