A Deeper Relationship with Jesus

Deeper Relationship with Jesus

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13 (NKJ) As believers, we have made the decision to try and live a life where Jesus is the priority. He is faithful to help us in our thinking and how to act when life situations occur. We allow His strong influence to shadow … Read more

Confidence with Christ

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“My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all; no one can snatch them out of my Father’s hand. I … Read more

Emmanuel – God With Us

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Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying,“Glory to God in the highest heaven,    and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.”When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another,“Let’s go to Bethlehem and see this … Read more

Are You Ready?

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Praying for this to be a wonderful season for you with family and friends. As believers, we can celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior. This week’s blog starts with a long scripture from the gospel of Luke about Simeon and Anna meeting the baby Jesus. I could not come up with a way … Read more

Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart

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In that day you will say: “Give praise to the LORD, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done, and proclaim that his name is exalted. Isaiah 12:4 (NIV) We should always be giving thanks, but Thanksgiving Day is the special time for a feast and celebration with our loved ones, … Read more

Attitude of Gratitude

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“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 (ESV) If we are thankful to Jesus for no other reason than the peace (rest) He offers to all who have faith, then that alone would be enough. We who believe do not need to labor or … Read more

David and Goliath

David and Goliath

“… the Philistine (Goliath), with his shield bearer in front of him, kept coming closer to David. He looked David over and saw that he was little more than a boy, glowing with health and handsome, and he despised him. He said to David, ‘Am I a dog, that you come at me with sticks?’ … Read more

Thinking About Worship

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“For I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.” Hosea 6:6 (ESV) God prefers a continual way of life that honors Him rather than a sacrifice. Of course, worship is more than singing some songs on Sunday morning. Whether it is personal worship or community worship, He wants … Read more

The Peace of God

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“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” Matthew 5:9 (NIV) In the course of our daily lives there are so many ways that our peace can be upset. In our personal lives, we might face physical, emotional, psychological, or spiritual challenges. Social media pundits, TV journalists, newsprint reporters, and politicians … Read more

Receive What God is Giving

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In 1880 Adoniram Judson Gordon wrote in his book, “The Believer’s Union with His Lord”: “‘For by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body…’ (1 Corinthians 12:13 – ESV). But for God to give is one thing, for us to receive is quite another. ‘God so love the world that He gave His … Read more