Equippers Blog

Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, Pastors and Teachers

Christmas Eve Poem :: Incarnation

This is a poem that I wrote and performed on Christmas Eve during our joint gathering with Compass Church, Wayfarer's Chapel, and City Church as the body participated in communion together in the Ivy Wild School gym. Incarnation God takes on flesh Divinity clothed in...

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Trinity and the Renewal of All Things

Re – new – al :: “The replacing or repair of something that is worn out, run-down, or broken.” I was 13 years old, a freshman in high school, and was forced by my football coach to run the 100m, 200m, 400m and cross country to improve my speed and stamina as a part of...

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Trinity and the Love of Enemy

I think this could possibly be one of the most controversial topics in our society today: love your enemy. Love those who abuse you. Love the racist, the debt collector, the person who flipped you off today for no reason. Love the person that broke into your car last...

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Trinity and the Love of Neighbor

My family desires to love our neighbors like Jesus said in Matthew 22:34-40. So during the summer we have endeavored to have bi-monthly BBQs. Last night was the first neighborhood BBQ. It didn’t take much planning (it was sort of thrown together last minute) and the...

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Trinity and Love for God (Mt. 22:34-38)

In the temple’s courtyards, the religious leaders confronted Jesus. The leaders had been upset by the crowds cheering Jesus’ arrival for the Passover and by his clearing of profiteers from the temple courts. They challenged Jesus in Matthew 21:23. Jesus quickly took...

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Trinity and Selfless Love

A friend once gave me an exercise: "Read 1 Corinthians 13:4-8, and replace the word love with your name, and then rank yourself in each characteristic of love. And then, replace the word love with Jesus and rank Him." I went home, opened my Bible and began. I got to...

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Trinity and Prayer

“Have you had your time with God this morning? When do you do your daily devotions?” Those questions started to intrigue me recently. They have become funny questions, whereas I used to ask them regularly. Think about it. When are the specific “times” that we’re in...

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Trinity and Communion

There is nothing more profound and beautiful than the eternal, cascading love within the Trinity which resides in us who believe by the Spirit. The Father has loved the Son from eternity past (John 17:24) and, likewise, the Son has loved the Father (John 14:31). The...

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Trinity and Baptism

One of the things I treasure from my days as a toddler was being with my father, who was a decorated concert pianist. One of my fondest memories as a three-year-old was sitting next to my father on his piano bench as he played Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin, Bach, etc....

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