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Daniel of Doulogos Name:Daniel
Home: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
About Me: I used to believe that evolution was reasonable, that homosexuality was genetic, and that people became Christians because they couldn't deal with the 'reality' that this life was all there was. I used to believe, that if there was a heaven - I could get there by being good - and I used to think I was more or less a good person. I was wrong on all counts. One day I finally had my eyes opened and I saw that I was not going to go to heaven, but that I was certainly going to suffer the wrath of God for all my sin. I saw myself as a treasonous rebel at heart - I hated God for creating me just to send me to Hell - and I was wretched beyond my own comprehension. Into this spiritual vacuum Jesus Christ came and he opened my understanding - delivering me from God's wrath into God's grace. I was "saved" as an adult, and now my life is hid in Christ. I am by no means sinless, but by God's grace I am a repenting believer - a born again Christian.
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Thursday, September 28, 2006
Pericope ( per-i-co-py )
"Pericope" is the erudite word for "snippet." Whenever I have a hankerin' for a language spankerin' I like to pull out words like that - they make for good filler.

Yet today I present a practical yet ponderous pericopy particularly pour vous. Have you no meditation for the day? Meditate on this and see if it is true or not:

Only when I forget or do not believe that God has bridged the gap, only then will I try and bridge that gap in my own strength - and the moment I set out to do this thing - pursuing my greatest desire as though it were in my power to achieve it by effort - the moment I aspire to pursue through effort that which is already mine through faith - I have closed the only avenue by which I could receive it.


Consider again what it means to be in Christ, and what the fruit of faith looks like.
posted by Daniel @ 8:55 AM  
6 Comments:
  • At 1:38 PM, September 28, 2006, Blogger Daniel said…

    I get the feeling that no one reads my blog anymore...

     
  • At 4:41 PM, September 28, 2006, Blogger Even So... said…

    I never go there four or more times a day, never...I don't like Daniel, he has nothing worthwhile to say, and I certainly don't ever want to meet him....he in no way matches my idea of what a minister should be like, in no way at all...

    Doulogos....pffftt.....

    (/exact opposite talk)

     
  • At 8:27 PM, September 28, 2006, Blogger Jim said…

    I think people are still reading their dictionaries trying to figure out what you just said. :)

    I think there is a general waning trend in the blogdoms of God right now. That is unless you are purgatorio.

    Keep up the quality and depth...

     
  • At 9:57 PM, September 28, 2006, Blogger Daniel said…

    I shouldn't fish for supportive remarks like that, it just caters to my flesh. Nevertheless, you guys are sweethearts.

     
  • At 6:12 AM, September 29, 2006, Blogger Theteak said…

    We love you man...
    BTW I think Tom Wright should read that periscope/peri peri...wha?

     
  • At 10:28 AM, September 29, 2006, Blogger bluecollar said…

    I read here...And don't call me "sweetheart"!

     
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