Category Archives: self-defeating

Jesus stories:Interior Design(4)

May 16, 2016 “Jesus went straight to the Temple and threw out everyone who had set up shop, buying and selling. He kicked over the tables of loan sharks and the stalls of dove merchants. He quoted this text: ‘My … Continue reading

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CrossRoads: Jesus had a choice.. He chose you

February 25, 2016 “looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.” Heb. 12:2 ESV … Continue reading

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Broken in freedom …

June 22, 2012 “Christ redeemed us from that self-defeating, cursed life by absorbing it completely into himself. Do you remember the Scripture that says, “Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree”? That is what happened when Jesus was nailed … Continue reading

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