Category Archives: surrendered to Jesus

They Left Everything…

This is a companion, follow-up piece to the Monday and Tuesday’s posts on… theHeartSeekerblog. wordpress.com… April 24 “When they had brought their boats to land, they left everything and followed Him.” (Luke 5:11) They had fished all night and caught … Continue reading

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Christmas Story Lessons… Rule & Order

December 17 There are so many lessons to be learned from within the Christmas story. All this week we are looking at what God is teaching us…and seeking to apply His lessons into our lives… Luke’s account of the birth … Continue reading

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The Gift of Our Selves

November 30 “I appeal to you… to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship…” (Romans 12:1) It seems that the only thing that we can give to the God Who … Continue reading

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Giving God What He Paid For…

June 7 A few days ago we mentioned that, back in New Testament times, slaves were redeemed by paying a price. We also noted that there were two main reasons for redeeming a slave… 1) to make them your OWN … Continue reading

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God’s Own Child

February 26 “Now you are no longer a slave but God’s own child. And since you are his child, God has made you his heir.” (Galatians 4:7) Last week we broached the subject of normal Christianity. It begins (and proceeds) … Continue reading

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You’ve Gotta Serve Somebody

October 22 “…you have been set free from sin and have become slaves to righteousness…. And have become slaves to God…” (The Apostle Paul – Romans 6:18, 22) I believe it was Bob Dylan that wrote the song: “You’ve gotta … Continue reading

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Awaken to Grace

October 11 I want to spend the next few days talking about the most important doctrine of the Christian faith – and one that is so often misunderstood by so many believers. It is so important because every other doctrine … 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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Unfruitful

October 4 “I am the true Vine, and My Father is the Gardener. He cuts off every branch in Me that bears no fruit…” (Jesus – John 15:1-2) We cannot avoid this topic. Jesus is not always soft words and … 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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