Jesus’ Peace vs. The World’s Peace

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“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.”

John 14:27

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People I Know Who Most Resemble Jesus: Hold Lightly

People like Jesus hold expectations lightly

I’ve noticed the people I know who most resemble Jesus, hold on to their expectations ever so lightly.

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Remembering

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“These things I have spoken to you while I am still with you. But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.”

–Jesus, John 14:25-26

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Keys To Receiving The Holy Spirit

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Joseph and Jesus–Sold by His Brothers: Genesis 37:12-36

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From the archives:

Read Genesis 37:12-36.

Jesus said to them on the road to Emmaus:

“How foolish you are, and how slow to believe all that the prophets have spoken! Did not the Messiah have to suffer these things and then enter his glory?” And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself.

Luke 24:25-27

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Thank You

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“If you love me . . .”

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Things I Heard In Church: “Why are you persecuting me?”

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This post was inspired by the teaching I heard in church last Sunday and it impacted me so much I felt compelled to share it. We’ll pick up our journey through the book of John next Saturday. Continue reading

“If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it.”

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“Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask anything in my name, I will do it.”

John 14:13-14

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New Christian: “I feel His love. It is the most amazing thing I have ever felt. This is my story.”

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A New Direction

Saw this on reddit the other day. Had to share it.

 
New Christian, here. I feel His love. It is the most amazing thing I have ever felt. This is my story.
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