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Presence Prayer Part 2: Prayer of Inquiry – by Chris Dierkes

But the children struggled together within Rebekah; and she said, ‘If it is so, why then I am this way?’ So she went to inquire of the Lord. – Genesis 25:22 In my previous reflection I argued that God alone is the true pray-er and that this “ground step” (i.e. before the first step) of spirituality … Continue reading Presence Prayer Part 2: Prayer of Inquiry – by Chris Dierkes

John’s ‘Last Hour’ – When Was It?

Little children, it is the last hour; and as you have heard that the Antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come, by which we know that it is the last hour (1 John 2:18). What did John mean by the expression “it is the last hour”? The “last hour” speaks of the nearness of … Continue reading John’s ‘Last Hour’ – When Was It?

Train Up a Child – Denée King

Train up a child in the way they should go and when they are old they will not depart from it. – Proverbs 22:6 This one passage from the book of Proverbs, that book of wisdom and poetry, has – in my opinion and experience – instilled more angst and feelings of defeat than any other verse in the entire … Continue reading Train Up a Child – Denée King

Heavenly Bodies, Covenantal Symbols

Sun and Moon Darkened Other things to transpire in the last days were the sun going dark and the moon turning to blood (Joel 2:31). These were symbols signifying the end of the Old Covenant world. Since the sun and moon are the governing bodies of the heavens (Genesis 1), they came to symbolize governments … Continue reading Heavenly Bodies, Covenantal Symbols

Does Altruism Exist? Doug King & Co. on the Power of Intentional Evolution

Our world is being rocked by tragic instances of dehumanizing violence on the one hand, and stunning examples of kindness and courage on the other. How to do we dissolve the former in the love of the latter? This is what Dr. David Sloan Wilson, an acclaimed biologist, explores in his latest book, Does Altruism Exist?: Culture, Genes, … Continue reading Does Altruism Exist? Doug King & Co. on the Power of Intentional Evolution

From Separation to Co-Creation: Barbara Marx Hubbard

Therefore as by the offense of one, judgment to con­demnation came upon all men, even so by the righteousness of One, the free gift unto justification of life came upon all men. For as by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of One shall many be made righteous. Romans 5:18–19, … Continue reading From Separation to Co-Creation: Barbara Marx Hubbard

Holy Spirit: Down Payment Seeding New Earth

The “pouring out of God’s Spirit,” in Joel 2 corresponds to the “earnest” of the Spirit. The word “earnest” (KJV) means a pledge, or a guarantee. “In general usage it came to denote a pledge or earnest of any sort; in the New Testament it is used only of that which is assured by God to … Continue reading Holy Spirit: Down Payment Seeding New Earth

Interconnected Evolution – Barbara Marx Hubbard

And now behold, bound by the Spirit, I go unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there, save that the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, saying that bonds and a afflictions await me. But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I … Continue reading Interconnected Evolution – Barbara Marx Hubbard

The Last Days according to Joel: God’s Ubiquitous Outpouring

A major and eventful prophecy involved in the “last days” is found in Joel 2: And it shall come to pass afterward that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh; Your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions. And also on my … Continue reading The Last Days according to Joel: God’s Ubiquitous Outpouring

Apocalypse Then – The Story of God with Morgan Freeman

Who is God? Where do we come from? Where are we going? Every human being on earth has asked themselves these questions at some point, with all kinds of results. Morgan Freeman and Revelations Entertainment have teamed up with National Geographic to release an unlikely documentary sequel to their blockbuster science series Through the Wormhole … Continue reading Apocalypse Then – The Story of God with Morgan Freeman