Category Archives: surrendered to Jesus

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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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 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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Why We Need Jesus; Part 2

September 24 “I am the way, and the truth, and the life.” (Jesus- John 14:6) Through Jesus, and only through Jesus, our sins are forgiven. The debt is paid. The ransom received. The trial is over. Through Jesus’ work (all … Continue reading

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Hungry and Thirsty

September 12 “Blessed are those hungering and thirsting for righteousness, for they will be filled.” (Matt. 5:6) Just recently, I was reading the story of a minister who was invited to speak to groups of believers in China’s underground Church. … Continue reading

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Belief

September 11 “This is the only work God wants from you: Believe in the One He has sent.” (Jn. 6:29) No matter who we are, our lives are based upon belief. Whether we believe in our selves, or in someone … Continue reading

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