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Brother John's Reflections

The Non-Dichotomized Life

The Non-Dichotomized Life

Jesus said to the crowds: “Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart; and you will find rest for yourselves. For my yoke is easy […]

by × December 13, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Wisdom and Childlikeness

Wisdom and Childlikeness

The Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him: / a Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, / a Spirit of counsel and of strength, / a Spirit of knowledge and of fear of the Lord, / and his delight shall be the fear of the Lord. /  Not by […]

by × December 5, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

By Endurance We Gain Our Lives

By Endurance We Gain Our Lives

You will be  hated by all on account of my name. And not a hair from your head will be lost! You will gain possession of your lives by your endurance. Luke 21:17-19 The computer that I use at work is now several years old. In recent months it has […]

by × November 29, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Love and Possessions

Love and Possessions

On that day the person who is on the roof but has belongings inside the house should not go down to get them. The person who is in the field should likewise not turn back for the things left behind. Remember Lot’s wife!  Anyone seeking to hold life as a […]

by × November 17, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Gratitude and Service

Gratitude and Service

Hearken, you who are in power over the multitude and lord it over throngs of peoples!  Because authority was given you by the Lord and sovereignty by the Most High, who shall probe your works and scrutinize your counsels. Wisdom 6: 2-4 Jesus responded, “Were not ten people cleansed? Where […]

by × November 15, 2017 ×