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God Making Himself Known

God the Father wants to draw near and be known. And through his Son, he actually came among us making himself known. “No one has ever seen God. It is God the only Son, who is close to the Father’s … Continue reading

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Jesus is God revealing HIMSELF through himself

As Jesus was praising his Father in the joy of the Spirit he said, “No one knows who the Son is except the Father, and no one knows who the Father is except the Son and those to whom the … Continue reading

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God with us and for us

In the Jesus story, we see the Father loving his Son and the Son loving his Father. We see them no other way. And the way we see them in the story is the way they always are within the … Continue reading

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Seeing the Relational God through Jesus

Jesus is in the Father and the Father is in him.That means it is through Jesus, the Father’s unique Son, that we see the Father himself. To see Jesus in action is to see the Father in action. So, when … Continue reading

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How do we know what God is like?

How do we know what God is like? Do we simply try to think right thoughts about God? No! God has made himself known to us through Jesus. It is only in Jesus that we really come to know God … Continue reading

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Presence in Absence

Jesus is now in the presence of his Father and he is also present with us where we are. He is present as the absent One. He is absent because he is at the very centre of the heavenly sanctuary … Continue reading

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A Human in the Father’s Presence

The Father sent his Son to us in our human flesh. The Son went back to his Father still wearing our human flesh. The ascension is not the story of escape from the body, but the entry of a human … Continue reading

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The New Human in God’s Presence For Us

The Father’s Son came to us as human. He came, as human, to rescue and restore us as humans. He came, as the TRUE human, living in complete faithfulness to God on our behalf. In faithfulness, this true human, went … Continue reading

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Grace Abounding to the Worst of Sinners

Jesus encountered Paul speaking to him personally. What did Paul do to merit this revelation of Jesus? Was God pleased with Paul because he was such a good person? Paul says he actually did things to disqualify him from God’s … Continue reading

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The Giving Gift

For Tom Smail, the Holy Spirit in Person is “The Giving Gift”. For sure, The Spirit really is the free gift that goes on and on giving all that is ours in Jesus. The Spirit brings Jesus to us. And … Continue reading

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