Category: The Two Trees

How Do You Measure Evil?

12/9/2019
How Do You Measure Evil?

There are still two trees. Only one teaches evil. Evil now 'hollers' out, demands that it is correct. Goodness/righteousness is shouted down, labelled as evil.

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Fed by Ravens

27/9/2018
Fed by Ravens

The Lord feeds His own, those He sets aside - differently. So Elijah did what the Lord had told him.

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The Cave & the Classroom

28/5/2018
The Cave & the Classroom

There are only two seats of learning. The first seat is in a college with many instructors. Here there are equally many and contrary opinions.

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Shaking a Sacred Tree

27/12/2017
Shaking a Sacred Tree

With more than a hint of courage Martin Luther peeled back the accumulated Christian thinking of the church five centuries ago. Christian knowledge and theology were most necessarily refined.

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The Weakness of Adam

24/10/2017
The Weakness of Adam

Humans are beggars in various clothes. The most tawdry of all clothing is acquiescence. It bemoans courage, covers sin and flees truth.

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God's Intent for the Nations

17/10/2017
God's Intent for the Nations

It hasn't happened yet. . . God intends for righteousness and praise to rise before every nation. The nations have chosen the ways of wickedness, they slander Heaven.

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The Different Portion from 2 Trees

22/8/2017
The Different Portion from 2 Trees

The search for knowledge is the task of the dissatisfied, those who seek answers to the unanswerable. Two paths exist to the student acquiring knowledge and enquiring of it.

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Innocence is Meant to be Safe!

28/3/2017
Innocence is Meant to be Safe!

Walking naked, innocent (and at first lonely) among the avocado trees, under the swooping parrots and beside the mighty Pishon River was the only life Adam had ever known.

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The Tactics of Knowledge

27/11/2016
The Tactics of Knowledge

Around the turn of last century (circa 1903) Arthur Tappan Pierson (an American Presbyterian pastor) wrote of the dire tactics from the Tree of Knowledge to suppress the knowledge from...

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Dividing Good & Evil

14/6/2016
Dividing Good & Evil

Mankind sings himself hoarse to his own changing tunes. He dances in Babylon but refuses join hands with Jerusalem. The libraries of this world become our kitchens.

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The Meeting of Wisdom

15/5/2016
The Meeting of Wisdom

Life letting you down? Maybe your days are throttled by the worry and fears of tomorrow? Are your paths unclear, with many differing voices that conflict? So much conspires.

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Of Apostles, Prophets & Pharisees

4/4/2016
Of Apostles, Prophets & Pharisees

What is the foundation of the reformed modern Christian church? Is it not knowledge with the cornerstone of academic degrees; self-feted by the legalism of a proud correctness.

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Pleasing the Eye

13/10/2015
Pleasing the Eye

Deliberately God planted two significant trees beside each other at the center of Eden. So noteworthy in fact, they were the only two trees He named.

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6 Reasons Why Healing Fails

21/9/2015
6 Reasons Why Healing Fails

Our prayers have risen as incense to heaven. Though persistently released from our heart in great hunger, we may even beg for supernatural healings yet they fail.

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Healing - a Cautionary Tale#

20/9/2015
Healing - a Cautionary Tale#

It is disturbing to me that God can be viewed by Christ's followers as a willing under-achiever. Countless generations prior to the invention of the printing press (c.

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A Healing God? ~ Part B

17/9/2015
A Healing God? ~ Part B

There is an impassioned plea to be made for the God who raises the dead, heals the sick and conquers evil - HE STILL DOES THIS! Yet too many Christians languish...

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Navigating Spiritual Disability ~ B

22/4/2015
Navigating Spiritual Disability ~ B

Why is man so literally blind to the infinite truths of the spiritual world and its permanence? Stephen Hawking suggests an old chestnut that further illustrates the above question: "There is a...

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Navigating Spiritual Disability ~ A

21/4/2015
Navigating Spiritual Disability ~ A

Are we not spiritual cripples? Why is spiritual perception so dull? Why does so much of the western world believe in few or no spiritual realties at all? Why does the human body...

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That Bad Tree!

12/3/2015
That Bad Tree!

The battle of life is the battle for the soul.  This war is waged on one field called 'life', but within the shade of two trees.

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The Serpent's Contours

6/7/2014
The Serpent's Contours

Soul Snack 126/14 . . . Ponder the serpent in Eden. Pictorially it is often portrayed as coiled around a trunk and whispering to Eve.

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The Enemy of Love

3/7/2014
The Enemy of Love

Soul Snack 125/14 . . . With a now memorable disappointment, I read last century an aging journalist's singular top tip for life.

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Axing Adam

1/7/2014
Axing Adam

Soul Snack 123/14 . . . Did Adam listen? God planted two trees at Eden's center prior to placing Adam amongst them.

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Adam's Ache

15/5/2014
Adam's Ache

Soul Snack 92/14 . . . Adam's disobedient reach to the apple would bear far more than belly pain.

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To the serially rejected

20/3/2013

Soul Snack 55/13 . . . To the serially rejected  The torn heart, the compressed soul or the shattered spirit is the dwelling of the serially rejected.

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Kingdom Keys

25/6/2012

Soul Snack 104/12 . . .  Kingdom Keys Keys are about understanding, privilege, authority and ownership. Keys are received by birth, education, promotion, good association or by wealth.

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