Faith Matters


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General Articles (Key Ideas)

Only Human
Ego Must Go
Carnal Mind, Spirit Mind
Now What?

a priori
Vain Imaginings and Vile Affections
Trailblazer
The Approximate Problem 

 

Chapter I

Boldly Claim His Promises Nov, 2003
Inside-Out Jan. 16, 2004
Giving March 5, 2004
Tightrope Faith March 15, 2004
Sinners and Sin March 18, 2004
An Everlasting Covenant March 23, 2004
Drawing With Light March 23, 2004
Obedience Is The Essense of the Life of Faith March 27, 2004
What Is Man... April 15, 2004
Light May 1, 2004
Fast and Sabbath May 3, 2004
Quit Worrying May 5, 2004
Patience May 15, 2004
Sharp Words May 22, 2004
Loving Judgment May 23, 2004
The Art Of Confusion May 24, 2004
Muddy Waters May 25, 2004
Rescue May 29, 2004
It Is Your Fault! June 2004
Turning June 10, 2004

Needful Giving June 17, 2004
Rich Man Poor Man June 21, 2004
Why This Waste? June 22, 2004
Turn Around Your Mind June 24, 2004
Integrity June 27, 2004
Real Faith July 1, 2004
a priori July 3, 2004
Revealed July 4, 2004
Not Much to Work With July 6, 2004
Presumptuous Undertakings July 10, 2004
The Best Laid Plans July 14, 2004
What Does That Mean? July 15, 2004
Orthogonal July 21, 2004
Carnal Mind, Spirit Mind July 24, 2004
Faithful To Forgive July 25, 2004
Listen July 29, 2004
Outrageous July 31, 2004
Fish or Cut Bait? Aug 2, 2004
All Into Good Aug 7, 2004
Fruity Aug 9, 2004
   

Chapter II


Things Change Aug, 14 2004
Pieces Parts Aug. 15, 2004
Rapha El Aug 26, 2004
Thou Shalt Not Back-talk the Lord Thy God Sept. 1, 2004
Whatever is not of faith is sin. Sept. 7, 2004
Millions and Millions of Words Sept. 10, 2004
Ignore This Sept. 19, 2004
Wrong Question Oct. 1, 2004
Jumpin' for Jesus Oct. 7, 2004
Quit Praying and Get Moving! Oct. 20, 2004
King of Kings Oct. 22, 2004
Satan's Pendulum Oct. 24, 2004
The Integrity of the Upright Oct. 28, 2004
Wellspring of the Spirit Oct. 31, 2004
Dead is Dead Nov. 8, 2004
Content Therewith Nov. 15, 2004

Trailblazer Nov. 24, 2004
Stop Being Self-ish Dec. 2, 2004
KILL THE HERETICS Dec. 9, 2004
Parable of the Sewer Dec. 15, 2004
Shoot Back! Dec. 19, 2004
Iron Soul Dec. 23, 2004
Vain Imaginings and Vile Affections Dec. 29, 2004
Remain In Me Jan. 9, 2005
Angry? Jan. 12, 2005
Frame-o-reference Jan. 13, 2005
Your Choice Jan. 18, 2005
Surprise - It's not what you think. Jan. 22, 2005
Got Faith? Feb. 4, 2005
Confusion Feb. 6, 2005
Justice, Law and Mercy Feb. 14, 2005

Chapter III


Cling On To God's Promises March 1, 2005
No Plan B March 20, 2005
Intimate With His Ways March 28, 2005
Rudiments of Capture April 10, 2005
Ping April 24, 2005
Perfecting The Saints April 29, 2005
All Of Grace May 8, 2005
Pieces Parts (Again) May 11, 2005
Throwing Stones At Cracked Pots May 19, 2005
Play Acting May 25, 2005
When The Brook Dries Up June 3, 2005
O Wretched Man That I Am June 12 2005
I Shall Yet Praise Him June 22 2005
This Takes Much Practice June 29 2005
There's a difference... June 29 2005
OSAS June 29 2005
It's... July 10, 2005
The Proving Ground July 20, 2005

You're Missing The Point August 8, 2005
I Will-I Want-I Ought August 19, 2005
F.U.D. Sept. 1, 2005
Pneumatics Sept. 11, 2005
When The Lights Go Out Sept. 15, 2005
Now What? Oct. 1, 2005
Truth Is Truth Oct. 8, 2005
Who Needs You Oct. 15, 2005
Just Plain Stupid Oct. 29, 2005
From The Top Nov. 9, 2005
Ego Must Go Nov. 12, 2005
It's Impossible Nov. 16, 2005
Not Me! Dec. 1, 2005
Good Done Gone Bad Dec. 10, 2005
Walking On Water Dec. 11, 2005
Endeavor To Persevere Dec. 20, 2005
Did You Really Mean That? Dec. 21, 2005
Groanings Dec. 30, 2005

Chapter IV


Perplexed, Not Despairing January 10, 2006
Do You Love Him Today? January 20, 2006
The Inward Parts January 22, 2006
Counting The Cost January 29, 2006
Joint Participation February 9, 2006
Humiliating February 18, 2006
Pour It Out February 24, 2006
Denial March 1, 2006
Words Are A Funny Thing March 11, 2006
Faith To Faith March 18, 2006
Triangulation March 28, 2006
Wine of the Spirit April 15, 2006
Bread and Wine Symbolism April 16, 2006
Logos April 22, 2006
The Unapproved April 22, 2006
Little Things May 3, 2006
Disobedient Sacrifice May 7, 2006
It's Not A Competition May 18, 2006
No Middle Ground May 23, 2006

Ripe June 3, 2006
Faith Is A Verb June 10, 2006
The Word June 12, 2006
Only Human June 17, 2006
Lusts? June 17, 2006
Is That A Sin? July 6, 2006
Something New Under The Sun July 15, 2006
Lose It July 17, 2006
Remember Who You Are July 22, 2006
Prophetic Fulfillment July 22, 2006
Seed July 27, 2006
The Text of The New Testament , Bruce Metzger August 10, 2006
Light Of The World August 19, 2006
Prophecy Kooks August 20, 2006
Something To Boast About September 6, 2006
Work Out September 9, 2006
Two Handed Wall Builders September 16, 2006
Murmuring In The Dry Places September 18, 2006
Mysterious September 29, 2006

Chapter V


Plant Some Seeds... October 28, 2006
Plough Forward November 4, 2006
Revealing The Man of Sin November 12, 2006
A Peculiar People December 3, 2006
Wait For It December 6, 2006
Romans 13 December 13, 2006
Just One Touch December 16, 2006
Such As I Have January 7, 2007
Ars Gratia Deus January 13, 2007
Slumming January 24, 2007
We Are Here January 28, 2007
Every Meal A Eucharist February 2, 2007
Many shall see it, and fear (Ps. 40) February 11, 2007
Make It So February 17, 2007
Meta For February 18, 2007
Rightly Dividing February 26, 2007
Love and Faith February 28, 2007

Spot Free Rinse March 24, 2007
Dying For Love March 31, 2007
Warring In Peace April 10, 2007
What Are You Afraid Of? April 28, 2007
God Makes It Good May 6, 2007
Doctrine of the Trinity May 20, 2007
The Best Is Yet To Come May 31, 2007
You Can't Go Back The Way You Came June 7, 2007
The Armour of God June 9, 2007
Higher and Above July 5, 2007
The Problem With the Church Is... July 12, 2007
Idolotrous Witches Sept. 12, 2007
The Need of Love Sept. 15, 2007
Sing a song of joy... Sept. 26, 2007
God Is Good Oct. 1, 2007
God Is Still Good Oct. 3, 2007
RE: God Is Still Good Nov. 1, 2007
Seriously Oct. 25, 2007

Chapter VI

 

Prudent Freedom Nov. 11, 2007

Stepping Stones Nov. 25, 2007
His Dark Materials (Book review) Dec. 7, 2007
On Faith Dec. 12, 2007
Sayings of Jesus Dec. 19, 2007
Fellowship of the Divided Dec. 28, 2007
Fellowship of Unity Jan. 5, 2008
The Just Shall Live by Faith Jan 20, 2008
Every Jot and Tittle Jan. 26, 2008
The Exalted Feb. 10, 2008
Adapted to Eternity Feb. 23, 2008
Box Day March 8, 2008
This Is The Day... March 21, 2008
Action Reaction March 30, 2008

The Approximate Problem April 22, 2008
The Reprobates May 18, 2008
The Tenacious May 30, 2008
Faith vs Reason June 8, 2008
Convenience June 24, 2008
Soft Stuff July 14, 2008
Quality vs Quantity July 27, 2008
Self-preservation August 9, 2008

Chapter VII

 

Striving September 6, 2008
Caught In The Crossfire September 14, 2008
Don't Plan On It October 9, 2008
Two Swords October 21, 2008
Once Delivered October 26, 2008
The Trilemma Novmber 9, 2008
Sampling November 15, 2008
The Way Of Peace December 14, 2008

Breakdown January 21, 2009
Tiny Scars Febuary 8, 2009
There Is NO EVIDENCE March 7, 2009
Light 'Em Up March 26, 2009
Human Value April 11, 2009
Life Is Good April 12, 2009
God Is A Poet April 19, 2009
Woship Is Truth June 7, 009