Author Archives: David Cartledge

Jesus Reveals his Father by the Spirit

Full of joy through the Spirit, Jesus overflowed in praise towards his Father. In the Spirit’s fullness, he went on to say, “No one knows who the Son is except the Father, and no one knows who the Father is … Continue reading

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Open to One Another

God does not want to remain hidden within his own divine life. He is eager to show himself so that he may enjoy fellowship with us. That is what God has always wanted and what he gave himself to through … Continue reading

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The one for the many

God chose Israel to be the one nation for the many. They were greatly blessed as God’s treasured possession. Within this special covenant relationship, their calling was to be God’s blessing for all nations. They were God’s royal priesthood representing … Continue reading

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I am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life (John 14: 6)

Jesus says, “I am the Way”. He does not say, “I show the way”. He is himself the way. He is God’s way to us. Through him, God comes to us in lowliness to reconcile us to himself. But here, … Continue reading

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Total Oneness

Jesus is true God and true man in one person. This living union is dynamic. He continually expresses his total oneness with the one he calls Father in the presence and power of the Spirit. He continually expresses his total … Continue reading

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Relational Response

In union with the Father’s dearly loved Son we are dearly loved children. Within this relationship, we do not do what God wants so that we can get him to act favourably towards us in some way. That sounds like … Continue reading

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Responding to God’s Love

We can add nothing to all that God has done for us once and for all in Jesus. Everything is already DONE. However, the God who has done all for us now calls us to DO whatever he wants us … Continue reading

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Reconciling Love

We were enemies of God, alienated from him in every way, but he moved towards us to bring us back home. This reconciliation to relationship takes place in Jesus. As Paul says, “IN CHRIST, God was reconciling the world to … Continue reading

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Grace meets Grace for Relationship

The One God exists as three Persons in relationship. This relational God created us for relationship and he comes to us as Jesus to reconcile us for relationship. As Jesus acts as one of us to bring us to his … Continue reading

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