The Meaning of Union 13 by David Heisler

The Meaning of Union 13 by David Heisler When I was twenty-six years old I played minor league football in Wisconsin. One summer day in 1980 I was running wind sprints along Lake Michigan. I have been telling myself for seven years that I was in Union with my Creator, however, only understanding that truth … Continue reading The Meaning of Union 13 by David Heisler

The Meaning of Union 12 by David Heisler

The Meaning of Union 12 by David Heisler When I was young all I wanted to do was play football. So I did all the things I thought I needed to do to be a better football player. I saw it as a progression from “not a good football player” to someday, maybe, if I … Continue reading The Meaning of Union 12 by David Heisler

The Meaning of Union 11 by David Heisler

The Meaning of Union 11 by David Heisler The Young Man still sees God as external – separate from himself. He thinks he must wake God up to the problems of the world. God is somewhere else; perhaps sleeping, and must be entreated to “do such and such a thing”. “Strength” is seen as a … Continue reading The Meaning of Union 11 by David Heisler

The Meaning of Union 10 by David Heisler

The Meaning of Union 10 by David Heisler The Young Man stage is designed to thoroughly allow each and every one of us to come to the end of our selves. It can be a frustrating stage where the Christian equates growth with gaining knowledge and becoming powerful. And this is necessary and important, but … Continue reading The Meaning of Union 10 by David Heisler

The Meaning of Union 9 by David Heisler

The Meaning of Union 9 by David Heisler I want to mention my thought on the use of gender terminology in the Bible. First, gender designation is not relevant. Young “men” are also young "women". “Fathers” are also “mothers”. God, while normally referred to as Father, is also Mother. In that regard there could be … Continue reading The Meaning of Union 9 by David Heisler

The Meaning of Union 8 by David Heisler

The Meaning of Union 8 by David Heisler So basically, in a flash, at the moment of faith, you go from lost to found – sinner to saint. Jesus really, really comes into your heart and you are now born again as a new creation in Christ. There are no better or worse sinners. By … Continue reading The Meaning of Union 8 by David Heisler

The Meaning of Union Part 7 by David Heisler

The Meaning of Union Part 7 by David Heisler In reality God chose to deem the entire creation lost - not some more than others – just all lost. All need forgiveness – all need a Savior.  What He did at that point did not depend upon a human – with the exception of One … Continue reading The Meaning of Union Part 7 by David Heisler

The Meaning of Union Part 6 by David Heisler

The Meaning of Union Part 6 by David Heisler Let’s discuss “Christian” growth.  First, consider a human embryo.  Upon conception that human has the genetic potential for all he or she will ever be.  While the human will grow from a microscopic size to a full grown size – the fertilized egg, genetically speaking, is … Continue reading The Meaning of Union Part 6 by David Heisler

The Meaning of Union Part 5 by David Heisler

The Meaning of Union Part 5 by David Heisler I became a believer in Jesus at 18 years of age.  I was born and raised Jewish and then, a few months after my moment of faith in Jesus, got baptized and confirmed in the Roman Catholic Church at Sacred Heart University in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Next, … Continue reading The Meaning of Union Part 5 by David Heisler