What Are Mansions?

“I go to prepare a place for you”… When Jesus tried to explain to His disciples the reason for His departure on the eve of His crucifixion, He chose the word “Mansions”. “In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would...

Jesus and Me

In writing for Mansions, I am processing a lot of truth in Christ. I’m seeking to simplify and clarify this beautiful abiding relationship we have in Him. How can this be, that you my God would die for me? That truth is awesome and the door into everything—Jesus’...

Mansions

Jesus went to prepare a place for us so that where He is we might be also. Jesus’ resurrection was His coming again to receive us to Himself. Abiding in Christ is the place He prepared for us — in Christ. We live here by faith, accepting all that Christ...

Intimacy is Victory

In-to-me-I-see. This is an easy way to remember the simplest of values of intimacy. The ability to see into someone else. We don’t give this access to anyone, or at least we shouldn’t. Our thoughts, secrets, hopes, and disappointments are for those we love...

Worshipping Jesus in the Encounter

When the Lord reveals Himself, there is to be worship. We respond to God completing ourselves by emptying ourselves in worship.  When the Lamb appears on the throne and takes the scroll, there comes worship Revelation 5. In the worship of the Lamb more revelation...

Nothing Can Separate Us

We are joined to God in the love of Christ. Jesus came and identified fully with us, becoming our sin for us. Now, in His resurrection, we are learning to fully identify with Him in His justification, glorification, and love. To do so is easier when we understand the...

Fast Forward into Glory

Imagine what it would feel like if you could rid yourself of every encumbering thought and emotions that lock up your soul in internal struggles. Then continue to imagine your life totally uncluttered from the debris of yesterday, mishaps, misfortunes and failures....

The Forgiven Forgive-Them

Easter Services were glorious this weekend with such a strong presence of God in the worship, in His worshippers, and in His word. At the end of the 11 am service, Diana Anderson began to sing something like “I’m forgiven so I forgive-them,” and I...
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