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A Different Kingdom A kingdom is a people reigned over by a king or a queen. The monarch demands loyalty and obedience from the people if they wish to remain in the kingdom. The ruler makes all the major decisions considered to be for the good of the people. A good monarch promotes four basic […]

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Sin It’s rare today to hear about sin except in reference to a rich dessert termed “sinful.”  What is sin? The root word for sin in Hebrew means forgetfulness – forgetting who we are, how we are, why we are, where we are, and where we’re going as God’s creation. Sin is any thought, word, […]

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Covenant Is Life-Giving Our western me-centred culture has practically eliminated the notion of covenant from its understanding of relationships. Focusing on satisfying our ego generates a tit-for-tat attitude.  “I’ll do this for you if you do that for me.” Relationships are perceived as contractual, not covenantal. A contract is a conditional agreement where I’ll uphold […]

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God: A Community of Persons Three things that go together in human maturity are good character, right actions, and just relationships. The Oxford Dictionary defines character as, “The mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual.” We receive a personality at birth. Character is what we develop and is reflected in the way we personally […]