We have lots of “things” to be thankful for. But I don’t want to talk about “things.” I want to talk about faith.
What is it about our faith that we have to be thankful for?
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We can never be separated from Theos/God.
What does that mean when it comes to all of the rules – all of the doctrine and dogma – that we’ve been taught for so long is an integral part of our faith?
It means that we recognize them as limitations on our spiritual growth and, wherever they conflict with living our agapé relationship with God, we set them aside as relics of our spiritual past.
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