October 1, 2008 “But you, Timothy, man of God: Run for your life from all this. Pursue a righteous life–a life of wonder, faith, steadiness, courtesy. Run hard and fast in the faith. Seize the eternal life, the life you were called to, the life you so fervently embraced in the presence of so many … Continue reading

September 29, 2008 “Through him we received both the generous gift of his life and the urgent task of passing it on to others who receive it by entering into obedient trust in Jesus.” Romans 1:5 The Message What does God want for you …? (5) God wants you to live the generous gift of his life. … Continue reading

September 26, 2008 “He wants not only us but everyone saved, you know, everyone to get to know the truth we’ve learned: that there’s one God and only one, and one Priest-Mediator between God and us — Jesus, who offered himself in exchange for everyone held captive by sin, to set them all free.” 1 Timothy 2:4 … Continue reading

September 25, 2008 “… God who made you has something to say to you; the God who formed you in the womb wants to help you. Don’t be afraid, dear servant Jacob, Jeshurun, the one I chose. For I will pour water on the thirsty ground and send streams coursing through the parched earth. I … Continue reading

September 24, 2008 “The whole point of what we’re saying is simple love — love uncontaminated by self-interest and counterfeit faith, a life open to God.” 1 Timothy 1:5 The Message What does God want for you…? (2) God wants you to have an uncontaminated life. He wants you to be free from the choking world … Continue reading

September 23, 2008 “Basically, all of us, whether insiders or outsiders, start out in identical conditions, which is to say that we all start out as sinners … There’s nobody living right, not even one, nobody who knows the score, nobody alert for God.” Romans 3:10–Psalm 53:3 The Message How much does God want you …? … Continue reading

September 22, 2008 “But instead he sacrificed himself once and for all, summing up all the other sacrifices in this sacrifice of himself, the final solution of sin.” Hebrews 9:26 The Message How will your life be summed up…? Once and for all … Sacrificed for … Rescued from dead-end alleys … Freed from dark … Continue reading

September 19, 2008 “The mystery in a nutshell is just this: Christ is in you, so therefore you can look forward (real hope) to sharing in God’s glory. It is that simple.” Colossians 1:27 The Message Christ is in you … It is that simple: When Jesus lives freely in your life .. every day … week … Continue reading

September 18, 2008 “… Put your entire trust in the Master Jesus. Then you’ll live as you were meant to live — and everyone in your house included.” Acts 16:31 The Message Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ and you will be saved … and your whole household You are invited to “live” a whole … Continue reading

September 17, 2008 “Christ has set us free to live a free life. So take you stand! Never again let anyone put a harness of slavery on you.” Galatians 5:1 The Message Life in Christ is true freedom… You have been set free to live … to live a life that loves. You could never … Continue reading