Category Archives: Following Jesus

A few minutes on a hillside …

September 19, 2016 “You’re blessed when you’re at the end of your rope. With less of you there is more of God and his rule … You’re blessed when you get your inside world — your mind and heart –put … Continue reading

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The way is wide open … for you

September 7, 2016 “”Come, follow Me,” Jesus said,  “and I will make you fishers of men.” At once they left their nets and followed Him.” Mark 1:17-18 NIV “Follow me” … Jesus defines what life is going to look like … Continue reading

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Time-tested advice

July 19, 2016 “In conclusion, my brothers, delight yourselves in the Lord! It doesn’t bore me to repeat a piece of advice like this, and if you follow it you will find it a great safeguard to your souls.”  Philippians … Continue reading

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Then .. and now

June 28, 2016 “So, Jesus explained himself at length. “I’m telling you this straight. The Son can’t independently do a thing, only what he sees the Father doing. What the Father does, the Son does. The Father loves the Son … Continue reading

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Defined by light …

April 25, 2016 “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.” John 14:6 NASB Jesus made sure his disciples knew what His life meant. It would define their lives. … Continue reading

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Stories about stones …

April 1, 2016 “I’ll give you a new heart, put a new spirit in you. I’ll remove the stone heart from your body and replace it with a heart that’s God-willed, not self-willed. I’ll put my Spirit in you and … Continue reading

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Forgiven forged …

February 22, 2016 “Forgive as quickly and completely as the Master forgave you.” Colossians 3:13 MSG A follower of Jesus is known as being forgiven. It changes your life .. sometimes slowly .. but forever. Followers of Jesus are a … Continue reading

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He Always Meant New …

November 27. 2104 “Now we look inside, and what we see is that anyone united with the Messiah gets afresh start, is created new. The old life is gone, a new life burgeons.” 2Cor. 5:17 The Message Paul spent much … Continue reading

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“… set apart for the gospel.” Romans 1:1 New American Standard That’s your life as a follower of Jesus. It defines you and everything you do. The awkward moments are when you realize that you are spending your time .. … Continue reading

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Love and dirty feet ..

May 7, 2014 “If you love me, show it by doing what I’ve told you. I will talk to the Father, and he’ll provide you another Friend so that you will always have someone with you.” John 14:15 The Message … Continue reading

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