Time: Part 1—The Mystery of Time

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Time

Adapted from a chapter in Ken Boa’s book “God, I Don’t Understand,” this series will explore how the Bible views time, including the relationship between God and time and between humans and time. Part 1 gives an overview of the mystery surrounding time, emphasizing the limits of the human perspective and the evidence that there is more to time than we often consider.

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Rose and buds in garden

The Five Loves—and the Greatest of These Is Agapē

The human forms of love known in the Greek as epithumia (physical desire), eros (romantic love), storge (love for family members/those with whom we “belong”), and phileo (friendship/companionship love) can be elevated to what God intended for them to be when they’re infused with the divine love of agape. These four human loves are like flowers that can flourish in the garden of agape.

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Interactive Session on the Spiritual Life

Ken Boa talks with his men’s fellowship about the secret to the true spiritual life: Christ in us. “Stop doing things for Jesus,” he says. Rather, “ask God to do things through you, in you, as you.” He encourages them (and anyone) to “stop trying and start training,” and to incorporate practices into daily life to help us walk by the power of the Spirit instead of in our flesh.

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