Monthly Archives: October 2008

October 31, 2008 “Consider it a sheer gift, friends, when tests and challenges come at you from all sides. You know that under pressure, your faith-life is forced into the open and shows its true colors.” James 1:2-3 The Message … Continue reading

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October 30, 2008 “Just then a religion scholar stood up with a question to test Jesus. “Teacher, what do I need to do to get eternal life? … He said, “That you love the Lord your God with all your … Continue reading

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October 29, 2008 “He then asked, “And you — what are you saying about me? Who am I?” Luke 9:20 The Message What is your message…? A follower of Jesus has a message everyday about who He is? You may … Continue reading

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October 28, 2008 “So, let’s do it — full of belief, confident that we’re presentable inside and out. Let’s keep a firm grip on the promises that keep us going. He always keeps his word.” Hebrews 10:22 The Message What … Continue reading

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October 27, 2008 “Through the Spirit, Christ offered himself as an unblemished sacrifice, freeing us from all those dead-end efforts to make ourselves respectable, so that we can live all out for God.” Hebrews 9:15 The Message You were worth … Continue reading

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October 23, 2008 ” They’ll all get to know me firsthand, the little and the big, the small and the great. They’ll get to know me by being kindly forgiven, with the slate of their sins forever wiped clean.” Hebrews … Continue reading

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October 22, 2008 “So now we have a high priest who perfectly fits our needs: completely holy, uncompromised by sin, with authority extending as high as God”s presence in heaven itself.” Hebrews 7:26 The Message How does He know what … Continue reading

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October 21, 2008 “Watch what God does, and then you do it, like children who learn proper behavior from their parents. Mostly what God does is love you. Keep company with him and learn a life of love… Ephesians 5:1 … Continue reading

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October 20, 2008 “…I just let Christ take over! And so the weaker I get, the stronger I become.” 2 Corinthians 12:10 The Message Where …? Your whole life: heart-soul–mind–strength is God’s holy everything. It is where Christ wants to take over. Your … Continue reading

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October 17, 2008 “So, my dear Christian friends, companions in following this call to the heights, take a good hard look at Jesus. He’s the centerpiece of everything we believe, faithful in everything God gave him to do.” Hebrews 3:1-2 … Continue reading

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