Tag Archives: Relationships

Touch Me

In the face of Thomas’ distrust, Jesus answers doubt and fear with the deepest, most concrete, beautiful gift one human can give to another: touch. Continue reading

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The Quality of Mercy

Forgiveness tends to be a “church-y” word, a one way ticket to dullsville where “the bad guy gets away” without penalty. The thing with that approach is that it ignores the power, the quality if you will, of mercy. Continue reading

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Love in a Hug

Since God loves the cosmos by sending someone who can embrace us in a hug, then God actually must WANT to embrace us face to face, heart to heart. Continue reading

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The Dread Pirate Jesus

Being pursued can be fun or terrifying, depending on who’s pursuing us. The 139th psalm explains that our pursuer is the Dread Pirate Jesus, and he’s here for our souls. Continue reading

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What the Promise is For

We make promises and break them and then we make them again. This could all be tragic and pointless if the purpose of promises was to CREATE reality instead of to MARK the reality that already is. Continue reading

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Trusting Power

Jesus is challenged to explain his power and he answers by talking about trust. This is because trust and faith are the same word in Greek. Continue reading

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