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A Change Of Desire

A Change Of Desire

Lord my desire is to be like you To say the things you say, and do the things you do O, help me hear your still voice through all the other noise So that I can be just what you want me to be. – Randy Butler In his book The Divine Conspiracy, Dallas Willard helps set the table for…

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New Things To Love

New Things To Love

“What do you want?” These are the first words of Jesus in the Gospel of John (John 1:38). What a challenging question! And to you and me, the reader, he asks it again and again–in a number of ways. To a man in need of sight (Mk 10:51; Lk 18:41), and to disciples who struggled with spiritual vision (Mt 20:32;…

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Life With A Capital ‘L’

Life With A Capital ‘L’

“A thief is only there to steal and kill and destroy. I came so they can have real and eternal life, more and better life than they ever dreamed of” (John 10:13 MSG). The good life. We all want it. But we don’t know where to find it. The greatest temptation, to borrow from the Ballad of Jed Clampett, is…

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Healthy Theology 10: Loving Well

Healthy Theology 10: Loving Well

“Let me give you a new command: Love one another. In the same way I loved you, you love one another. This is how everyone will recognize that you are my disciples—when they see the love you have for each other” (John 13:35 MSG). In 1968, Peter Scholtes was serving as a priest for St. Brendan’s, on the southside of…

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