How to thrive when the world isn't. | 5/1/2020
Hebrews 12:1–3 (NIV)
… And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. 3 Consider him who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.
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There are various approaches to scripture. You can read the bible through in a year. You can memorize verses from the bible. You can study the bible using different tools like commentaries and dictionaries. You can meditate on passages of scripture and go over and over them in your mind. All those things are good, and I practice most of them. But, what you need to know is that scripture is a means to an ... Read More
Answering the question why? | 3/25/2020
John 15:5 (NIV) (Jesus Said) “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.
Knowing why you are doing what you are doing is really important for motivation and to keep us on track. Here are five reasons to take time with God.
1. It is all about relationship.
The whole point of Jesus coming to earth, ... Read More
A practical way to spend time with God. | 3/24/2020
If you read the previous blog and took to heart the tips for connecting with Jesus, you have set a time and place, and you have gathered the tools that you need to help you on your journey. Today I want to give you some elements (thing to do) for connecting with Jesus and in later posts we will fill out each element.
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An Introduction | 3/23/2020
John 15:5 (NIV) (Jesus Said)5 “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.
John 15:5 (NRSV) I am the vine, you are the branches. Those who abide in me and I in them bear much fruit, because apart from me you can do nothing.
So, you have more time (due to the Covid-19 outbreak) and you want ... Read More