Category Archives: Commitment to Jesus

But wait… there’s STILL more to prayer

February 6 When we pray, most of us are seeking something from God. We want answers to our prayers (and, mostly, we want those answers to be “Yes!”). But God doesn’t always grant our requests. In fact, much of the … Continue reading

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Psalm Two

January 28 Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and against his Anointed, saying, “Let us burst their bonds apart … Continue reading

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An Optional God

October 8 “Remember your Creator in the days of your youth…” (Ecclesiastes 12:1) It was a headline that is all too common these days… “Young Man Found Dead.” I was struck by the picture of a handsome young man, who … Continue reading

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Emanating Jesus

October 6 “The fruit of the Spirit is…” We have been looking at what it means to be bonded with Christ – and how that enables us to bear fruit that honors God. There are a lot of opinions about … Continue reading

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Bonded with Christ; What Does it Take?

October 5 We have been talking about connecting, or bonding, with Jesus — and what that means for our lives. But one of the most important questions is: How do we become connected with Jesus? What does it take to … Continue reading

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Bonded with Christ; Part 3

October 2 “I am the vine and you are the branches. The one who remains in Me, and I in him, will bear much fruit. For apart from Me you can do nothing.” (Jesus – John 15:5) With these words, … Continue reading

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Bonded with Christ; In the Beginning…

September 30 In our last time together, we talked about the vital importance of being eternally bonded with Christ – about making Him the central Figure of our lives. I wanted to take the time to expand upon that thought … Continue reading

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Believing in vs. Believing into…

September 29 A lot of people believe in God. In fact, 8 out of 10 people you might meet, out on the street, will say that they believe in God (at least, some version of Him). But the Bible points … Continue reading

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“I AM the Life”

September 27 “I am the way, and the truth, and the life.” (Jesus- John 14:6) When Jesus told us: “I am the way, the truth, and the life” He instituted that He alone is the Source of everything we really … Continue reading

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“I AM the Truth”

September 26 “I am the way, and the truth, and the life.” (Jesus- John 14:6) When Jesus told us: “I am the way, the truth, and the life” He established that He alone is the Source of everything we really … Continue reading

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