Dig for Real Life with theShovel

May 28, 2015

Sometimes we just need to let our pain, disillusionment and/or disappointment brew without any attempt to blend it away or water it down ... Read more


May 27, 2015

What he did for us may be in the past, but his life is the I am ... it is always now ... Read more


May 26, 2015

My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me; John 10:27.
So, why do we try so hard to disprove what Jesus said? ... Read more


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  • Knowing nothing but Christ and him crucified > Book > NT Bible
    For I determined to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and Him crucified. 1 Corinthians 2:2 Consider what Paul actually said regarding how he determined not to know anything among them except Christ crucified. And then notice that he did NOT say: I determined to say to you, "Christ and... Read more
    (Posted: Apr 4, 2008 / Updated: May 25, 2015 - 6:58 pm)

  • Delivered to death for Jesus' sake > Book > NT Bible
    Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we received mercy, we do not lose heart, but we have renounced the things hidden because of shame, not walking in craftiness or adulterating the word of God, but by the manifestation of truth commending ourselves to every man’s conscience in the sight of... Read more
    (Posted: Feb 2, 2009 / Updated: May 18, 2015 - 6:14 pm)

  • Be holy yourselves also in your behavior > Question-Answer
    It was Peter who wrote that about behavior, not my idea. My questions is, what do you think he meant when he said, "be holy yourselves also in your behavior"? Hello Tim, but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior; because it is written, "YOU SHALL... Read more
    (Posted: Oct 14, 2009 / Updated: May 3, 2015 - 7:48 am)

  • Heaven and Earth > Question-Answer > law
    This article came about somewhere around 2000 or 2001 as a result of a series of email exchanges between myself and a dear lady I met on a now-defunct discussion group. As a matter of fact, this lady is responsible for numerous of the articles I wrote around that time because she had so many... Read more
    (Posted: Mar 20, 2000 / Updated: May 2, 2015 - 8:31 am)

  • Taking Spiritual License with Biblical Interpretation > Question-Answer > bible
    Jim, I realize that the verse I was speaking about may not have used those specific words and that I was using "spiritual" license by comparing scripture with scripture to help scripture interpret itself. I find that I do that a lot. That's how I "read" things into how I see and interpret... Read more
    (Posted: Jun 9, 2002 / Updated: May 1, 2015 - 2:58 pm)