[Inside: Not Your Average King. Week 1 of our series, “A Journey to the Cross: 40 Days in the Footsteps of Jesus”] For three years, Jesus trudged the dusty desert countryside. As he moved from town to town, he healed the sick, drove out demons […]
Life Lessons from the Word
Help me not to fear. How can I remove my fear? If these are your prayers, walk with me through a brief look at examples of people in the Bible who were afraid and how God responds to their fears. Do not fear – let’s learn how.
[Inside: Find your Word of the Year] My word of the year is REDEEM. Redeem From the latin word redimere meaning, to buy back. Definition: compensate for the faults or bad aspects of (something). gain or regain possession of (something) in exchange for payment. fulfill […]
[Inside: an introduction to parables] Parables Move Us Everybody loves a good story. A good story makes us feel something. We relate to the characters and we feel what they feel. We identify with the events in the story, and it’s like we’re right there […]
I forgive you. Hard words to say, but words that hold incredible healing power; healing to the person who hears them, and healing to the person who speaks them. Forgiveness is difficult – sometimes it feels impossible. As we dig into a parable about someone […]
What is a Good Samaritan? Good Samaritan. It’s a term that has become synonymous with a person who comes to the aid of others; someone who is a good neighbor. There are organizations named “Good Samaritan” – like the Good Samaritan Society that offers help […]
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