Christians often talk about “believing in” Jesus or “receiving” Jesus. What does this mean? How does “believing in” or “receiving” Jesus impact ad change our life?
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Invitation to Sabbath Rest (Exodus 20:8-11)
““Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a sabbath of the LORD your God; in it you shall not do any work, you or your son or your daughter, your male or your female servant or your cattle orContinue reading “Invitation to Sabbath Rest (Exodus 20:8-11)”
Why Can’t I See God’s Will for my life?
For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him inContinue reading “Why Can’t I See God’s Will for my life?”
What Can “Baby Shark” Teach Us?
It has taken the toddler country by storm. My toddler is obsessed with “Baby Shark.” Actually, obsessed may be too nice of a word. She has the toy shark that swims and sings in the bathtub. The phone that plays the song. A book. A Baby Shark puppet. She wears herself out dancing to theContinue reading “What Can “Baby Shark” Teach Us?”
God Working Through Our Lives
Click here to read Acts 22. Have you ever been in a place where you have to defend what you’re doing? Of course you have. We all have. My kids love to give me the reasons why they’re playing the way they are or why the other person is upset. We all love to findContinue reading “God Working Through Our Lives”
Giving It Up
Lent is coming upon us. No, this is not the lint we find in our pockets or in our dryers. This is a special time within the Christian Church calendar. This is a time of sacrifice, self-denial, repentance, self-reflection, etc. so we can be fully ready to experience the joy that comes on Easter SundayContinue reading “Giving It Up”
SENT OUT with Identity
This week, we began a 5 part series in worship called “SENT OUT.” Jesus does not call us to live comfortable lives, be comfortable in our worship, or expect everything to go just right simply because we follow him. He calls us to go out into our communities and out into the world to followContinue reading “SENT OUT with Identity”
21 Daily Questions
Let’s say you and I were sitting down at a coffee shop today and I asked you two questions: “How is it with your soul?” and “How is your walk with Jesus Christ?” Do you think you would have an answer? How many of us would have an answer we would be comfortable sharing? IfContinue reading “21 Daily Questions”
I Believe in the Messiah
Ancient Creed, Living Faith Blog Series Part 2 I invite you to take time to read the scriptures today. Psalm 2 Why do the nations rant? Why do the peoples rave uselessly? The earth’s rulers take their stand; the leaders scheme together against the Lord and against his anointed one. “Come!” they say. “We will tear offContinue reading “I Believe in the Messiah”
I Believe in the Relator God
Ancient Creed, Living Faith Blog Series Part 1 I invite you to take time to read the scriptures today. “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1) The Parable of the Lost Son (Luke 15:11-32) Jesus continued: “There was a man who had two sons. The younger one said to his father, ‘Father, give me myContinue reading “I Believe in the Relator God”