tirsdag 10. januar 2017

Discipleship - a lifelong Journey of Renewal

...a brief look at the mentoring relationship between Paul and Timothy and the importance of the balance between affirmation and accountability. 

1. It is about life-style
2. Journey of Renewal
3. Affirmation and accountability
4. The good deposit
5. What did the mentor do with the deposit?
6. Interesting links between functions
7. Identity-building
8. He lived as he taught
9. A mentor is clear and direct
10. A mentor sets free..
11. The goal of the mission defined
12. "We" - a precondition for growth
13. When the law is used improperly
14. The mentor's humility
15. Pass it on!
16. Affirmation gives confidence in ministry
17. Instructions on prayer
18. The gospel in a nutshell
19. What about 'everything else'?
20. Everyday exhortations
21. When 'everything else' all of a sudden becomes important
22. Ready for a noble task?
23. What is the church of the living God?
24. A Christmas Creed
25. The least of all saints
26. Conscience - seared as with a hot iron 
27. Godless myths
28. Train to be fit
29. Fit for fight and strife
30. What is so special with the believers? 
31. Examples of all ages
32. On the arena of speech
33. On the arena of conduct
34. A smile on the arena of love
35. On the arena of faith
36. On the arena of purity
37. Support functions in training of strength
38. Fiery passion and intensity
39. Can a role model make progress?
40. Keep a close watch over yourself
41. Detailed instructions
42. Care for your stomach too!
43. To live transparent
44. Misuse of the Bible
45. ...and along comes the money issue...
46. Love, money and enjoyment
47. To know that someone is praying
48. What did the ancestors do?
49. Try tears!
50. From impression to imprint
51. "When my spirit grows faint"
52. The Spirit...gives us power
53. Something to be ashamed of
54. Join in suffering
55. An important reminder about the calling
56. Pass it on over again
57. Like a good soldier
58. To want to do the will of the commander
59. No room for cheating
60. The wages of hard work
61. Reflect on what I am saying
62. Part of something much bigger
63. Important for 'formation'
64. Avoid quarreling about words
65. Accountability in everything received
66. Nine lives!
67. We need to wash the foundation
68. What kind of vessel am I?
69. Hunting season all year around
70. Stressful times?
71. Knowing what is worth knowing
72. Face and heart
73. Through it all
74. It is a matter of choice
75. I need inspiration
76. The usefulness of teaching
77. Expert help with correction of mistakes
78. The most useful training?
79. New costume

tirsdag 20. september 2016

The well of holiness

"I have built myself a well down through the years. A well of biblical truths which I draw from now and then, for myself or to share with others"
This quote is from a book by Tonje Haugeto Stang, and I read it the same day as I once again returned to my little well of reflections on holiness:

1 - It is about daring to be different
Searching the well....

2 - It is about drinking...
3 - It is about the beginning
4 - It is about resting
5 - It is about knowing, as in ...#1
6 - It is about knowing, as in ...#2
7 - It is about knowing, as in ...#3
8 - It is about baptism
9 - It is about coming home
10 - It is about spirit
11 - It is about images
12 - It is about breath
13 - It is about wind
14 - It is about language
15 - It is about fire
16 - It is about the forces of nature
17 - It is about a gentle whisper
18 - It is about a variety of images
19 - It is about 'my' image
20 - It is about a triune image
21 - It is about an important distinction
22 - It is about tent
23 - It is about a line
24 - It is about the 'other' trinity
25 - It is about 'holy ground'
26 - It is about a three-legged stool
27 - It is about a river
28 - It is about pain
29 - It is about a yoke
30 - It is about rejoicing
31 - It is about something that always is
32 - It is about my 'Most Holy' place
33 - It is abouty 'Holy' place
34 - It is about the court of my 'Sanctuary'
35 - It is about four steps
36 - It is about respect
37 - It is about honour and respect
38 - It is about anointing
39 - It is about penetration
40 - It is about healing
41 - It is about confirmation of the blood
42 - It is about 'contagion'
43 - It is about lubrication
44 - It is about an important part of the package
45 - It is about fighting misconceptions
46 - It is about groundbreaking
47 - It is about 'intravenous' love
48 - It is about experience
49 - It is about authenticity
50 - It is about beauty
51 - It is about small glimpses
52 - It is about purity
53 - It is about Christlikeness
54 - It is about Jesus-identity
55 - It is about communion
56 - It is about Christmas the whole year
57 - It is about God's kingdom
58 - It is about secularisation
59 - It is about self-denial
60 - It is about following
61 - It is about harvest
62 - It is about reproduction
63 - It is about the Gardener
64 - It is about purification
65 - It is about an absolute condition
66 - It is about the starting point
67 - It is about glory
68 - It is about durability
69 - It is about abundance
70 - It is about a good tree
71 - It is about fruit that gives strength
72 - It is about fruit that gives inner tranquility
73 - It is about time for reflection
74 - It is about being tested
75 - It is about being what he is
76 - It is about following in a double meaning
77 - It is about fruit that gives hope
78 - It is about mindfulness
79 - It is about being the Captain of your soul
80 - It is about a fruit that is also a gift
81 - It is about fresh fruit the whole life 
82 - It is about fruit that gives life
83 - It is about fruit in the right time
84 - It is about hardship and adversity
85 - It is about burning passion
86 - It is about the first fruit
87 - It is about fruit with consequences
88 - It is about values worth living and dying for
89 - It is about the good circle
90 - It is about making it your experience
91 - It is about living in the light
92 - It is about recipes
93 - It is about the ingredient faith
94 - It is about virtue
95 - It is about insight
96 - It is about the world of spiritual physics
97 - It is about spiritual 'sisu'
98 - It is about a healthy godliness
99 - It is about brotherly kindness
100 - It is about the goal of all fruit
 101 - It is about an important confession
 102 - It is about habits
 103 - It is about life-style