We Don’t Belong to the Earth

“We belong to a spiritual order; we don’t belong to the earth. And not only that, but our minds and our bodies-our whole position, through the eternal Spirit, always has to be one that’s constantly ascending.” Smith Wigglesworth

“Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.” (Colossians 3:1)

You no longer belong to the earth, condemned by evil and entropy to death and decay. You belong to Christ; your future–no, your present goal should be to ascend to him. To slip the surly bonds of earth and soar with him.

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Book Review: A Soldier’s Duty by Jean Johnson (Three Stars)

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Book Review: A Soldier’s Duty (Theirs is Not to Reason Why #1) by Jean Johnson

(Three Stars)

“… is to place his or her skills, weapons, body and life between all that can harm and all that could be harmed.”

A space opera centered on a superhuman heavy-world half-breed of a super race. Think: all the Avengers in one body, and she’s a Jedi who sees the future. And most of the book she’s still a teen. Good fun, if you ignore the blood and guts, but too easy.

“You are a pawn, little half-child. You are a Game piece we have set in motion.” “Sometimes the pieces direct where the players must play.”

Her prescience is acknowledged to be fuzzy many times, yet she manipulates the actions of others as if she has precise knowledge of Continue reading