Category Archives: life

Through the Lens of Passover: Part 11

Who is Jesus and how does he save mankind? Does man’s salvation depend upon an actively present Christ? These questions are bound up in our understanding of what Jesus accomplished by his crucifixion and resurrection. Continue reading

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Through the Lens of Passover: Part 10

The final chapters of the book of John provide us with critical insights into the nature and obligations of being made alive Continue reading

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Through the Lens of Passover: Part 9

Where the teaching of Christendom, in general, has placed salvation in Jesus’ crucifixion, the book of John points to a living relationship of hearing and following the voice of Jesus today as the source of life and salvation. Continue reading

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Through the Lens of Passover: part 8

“So now Christ is come, and you that are called christians will confess him; but how does he exercise his offices in you, or amongst you?” (George Fox)
In this post, I discuss the role of Christ as shepherd in bringing life to the sheep. Continue reading

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Through the Lens of Passover: part 6

Is it enough to believe in Jesus as many preachers proclaim? Jesus says, “No,” and calls us to abide in his teaching. Chapters seven and eight outline what that means and details the benefits. This is the subject of part six of my series on Through the Lens of Passover. Continue reading

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Through the Lens of Passover: Part 5

Chapter 6 grabs our attention at the outset by Jesus feeding 5,000 men plus women and children with the meal a boy brought for himself. But Jesus’ discussion concerning the bread of life following this event is one of the most profound portions of Scripture.
What must we do to gain this life? When is it available?. Who else can provide this life to us? The answers to all these questions and more are contained in this chapter. Continue reading

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Through the Lens of Passover: Part 4

“The hour is coming and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God, and those who hear will live.” Jesus’ statement is as explosive today as it was when he told it to his Jewish audience. It leaves much of our current theology in ruins and causes us to re-examine what the Church as taught for centuries. Continue reading

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What Should I Tell You?

If I could stand before you and speak of the things of God, what should I tell you? What would be on my heart, as it is upon my mind now, is this one question: “Why are you here?” There … Continue reading

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Introduction to Fox’s Teaching on the Holy Spirit

Note: This first appeared as a blog post on the New Foundation Fellowship website. There are two compelling reasons for devoting a whole session in this series to Fox’s teaching about the Holy Spirit. The first is that Quakerism is … Continue reading

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Do We Live by Life or by Death

Enter by the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is easy, that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to … Continue reading

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