Category Archives: in Christ

Planted by Jesus himself …

June 22, 2017 “For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name,  that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with … Continue reading

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Want to impress God today…?

June 2, 2017 “If, when we were at our worst, we were put on friendly terms with God by the sacrificial death of his Son, now that we’re at our best, just think of how our lives will expand and … Continue reading

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Being loved that much …

May 10, 2017 “Long before he laid down earth’s foundations, he had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of his love, to be made whole and holy by his love” Ephesians 1:4 Message Can you let … Continue reading

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THE WAY OF JESUS…

August 5, 2016 “But now you have arrived at your destination: By faith in Christ you are in direct relationship with God. Your baptism in Christ was not just washing you up for a fresh start. It also involved dressing … Continue reading

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God’s favorite song…

July 25, 2016 “Since we’ve compiled this long and sorry record as sinners (both us and them) and proved that we are utterly incapable of living the glorious lives God wills for us, God did it for us. Out of … Continue reading

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July 8, 2016 “I’m not saying that I have this all together, that I have it made. But I am well on my way, reaching out for Christ, who has so wondrously reached out for me. Friends, don’t get me … Continue reading

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Jesus stories: Caught in the nets(5)

May 17. 2016 “Follow Me, and I will make you become fishers of men.” Mark 1:17 NASB The first part of Jesus invitation is about you. He’s calling you to follow Him. He knows you’re part of world  you grew … Continue reading

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Seriously … Does Jesus really mean it?(3)

April 21, 2016 “Here’s another old saying that deserves a second look: ‘Eye for eye, tooth for tooth.’ Is that going to get us anywhere? Here’s what I propose: ‘Don’t hit back at all.’ If someone strikes you, stand there … Continue reading

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Seriously … Does Jesus really mean it?(2)

April 20, 2016 “You have heard that it was said to the people in the old days, ‘You shall not commit adultery’. But I say to you that every man who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery … Continue reading

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But first …

April 15, 2016 “Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.” Matt. 6:33 NLT Jesus described life with Him as consuming every area of your life. If you’re following … Continue reading

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