The Seemingly Quixotic Nature of Fear in the Bible


Personally, I don't think American English speakers (who are Christians) can be too aware of this. There are two scriptures that seem to contradict each other, and without knowing what is being said from the Hebrew or Greek, these two instances of the word "fear", being vital to Biblical understanding, can be a source of vague … Continue reading The Seemingly Quixotic Nature of Fear in the Bible

Edification


Philippians 4:8 King James Version (KJV) 8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.  

Totally Free & Open, Spirit Led Fellowship


We are to conform ourselves to Christ, not to man-made religious buildings and man-made rituals! Great blog post describing what this looks like.

notesfromthebridge

Greetings,

“Rejoice in the Lord always.  I will say it again: Rejoice!  Let your gentleness be evident to all.  The Lord is near.  Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”  Philippians 4: 4-7

Some time ago in free and open fellowship, during prayer, The Spirit had me have this passage from Philippians ready to share.  Then not too long into the gathering a brother was sharing about how he was very anxious about a situation at his workplace.  It was the perfect opening for me to share the passage that God already led me to, and it was very well received.

Then another brother began sharing how as of late he had been drawn to the very same…

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