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Would You Like to Know More About Jesus?  #012  Jesus and Religion

Whenever I think about religion, my brain fills up with an endless list of denominations:  Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian, Catholic, Latter Day Saints, Seventh Day Adventist, Judaism, Islam, Scientology, and the list goes on to infinity.  My mind instantly becomes jam-packed with a conglomeration of…

Would You Like to Know More About Jesus?  #011  Jesus and the Body of Christ

This is message eleven out of thirteen, and if you’ve been following along I greatly appreciate your willingness to hear my whole story.  And if this is your first message or you’ve only seen a few, thank you for taking the time to consider…

The Body of Christ

  As followers of Jesus Christ, we are no longer individuals floundering around in a sea of disconnected entities searching for selfish desires.  As followers of Jesus Christ, we are children of God and a carefully designed part of the body of Christ.  Our…

God’s Ordinary People

  You and I are ordinary people.  We have no miraculous powers.  We go about our day utilizing the tools God has given us. We each have a certain measure of intellectual ability at our disposal.  We each have a certain measure of physical…

Walk by Faith

  We all have disappointments in our lives.  Disappointment is part of God’s plan.  There is nothing gained by a life without adversity.  Disappointment is an opportunity to learn and grow in the Lord.  As followers of Jesus, we are blessed with the indwelling…

Spending Time with God

  God created only one of you.  You are a completely unique creation of God.  There is no one else like you on this earth.  You were created by God as part of a complicated and highly sophisticated mechanism.  Your contribution to the function…

Where are You? – Part Three of Five

  Where are YOU in your walk with the Lord? FAILURE, BETRAYAL & TEMPTATION Earth is God’s training ground for our eternal existence.  For that reason, we are in a constant battle between good and evil.  Negative experiences are the tools God uses to…

Surrender to God

  When we accept Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior, things change.  We are no longer struggling through life on our own; we’ve started a new relationship with the Creator of the universe.  Our faith in Jesus renders us a child of God. …

Your Love for God

  There is nothing more valuable in our lives than our connection to God.  Once we become aware of God’s great love for us and the sacrifice of his Son on the cross for our transgressions, we are filled with the desire to share…

One Thing Remains

There is one essential attribute of God that powers the universe.  This one thing never changes and is constantly at our disposal in every situation.  Without this central ingredient, we are empty and meaningless.  This one thing identifies our God.  God is love. “If…