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Brother John's Reflections

Repentance and Transformation

Repentance and Transformation

So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which […]

by × September 12, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Faith and Idolatry

Faith and Idolatry

Belief in the one, true, and jealous God is hard work. To be “owned” by God and to be a trustee of God’s truth is difficult to maintain in the everyday. Even as believers we tend to forget whose we are. In our laziness we unconsciously lay claim to an autonomy that is not ours, and, in its service, we tend to relinquish our freedom by speaking and acting out of our many unconscious idolatries.

by × July 28, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

From Guilt To Repentance

From Guilt To Repentance

And you, Capernaum, will you be lifted up to heaven? You will go down to the underworld. For if the miracles that have taken place in you had taken place in Sodom, it would have remained until this day. But I say to you that it will be more tolerable […]

by × July 18, 2017 ×