All Is Gift 4: Freedom

We’ve been talking about how everything we have is a gift from God for us, for our neighbors, for the Eternal Kingdom. The most dangerous gift God ever gave was freedom–our ability to make free choices. God did that for the sake of real relationship. After all, if God forced us to make choices for […]

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All Is Gift 3: Creation

The writer of James suggests that there’s something about the heavenly lights. It’s like the heavenly lights tell a story. But what is that story? Perhaps it’s the story of beginnings…of genesis.  Genesis tells a story of a God who creates order…who starts with light…who extends goodness…who has power to speak and things happen…and finally…who partners with creatures, gives them power to extend […]

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