Love Like Jesus–Make Friends With Money: Chapter 27

Use Unrighteous Wealth To Make Friends CroppedToday’s post is from my new book Love Like Jesus: How Jesus Loved People (and how you can love like Jesus). Last Saturday we posted Chapter 26: Love Like Jesus — Open The Door To Heaven. Love Like Jesus is due to be published later this year.

The Pharisees, who were lovers of money, heard all these things, and they ridiculed him.

Luke 16:14

 

 

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Things I Heard In Church: The 3 Keys To Surviving Suffering

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I have found this to be true:

“Faith, complete humility, and absolute surrender are what carry us through suffering.”

–Joel Stephens

 

Notes:

From my notes on Joel Stephens’s excellent teaching. Heard on July 8, 2018 at Foundation Bible Fellowship, Ashland, OR

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Love Like Jesus–Open The Door To Heaven: Chapter 26

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Today’s post is from my new book Love Like Jesus: How Jesus Loved People (and how you can love like Jesus). Last Saturday we posted Chapter 25: Love Like Jesus — Forgiveness And Paralysis. Love Like Jesus is due to be published later this year.

“But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you shut the kingdom of heaven in people’s faces. For you neither enter yourselves nor allow those who would enter to go in.”

Matthew 23:13

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Love Like Jesus–Forgiveness And Paralysis: Chapter 25

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERAToday’s post is from my new book Love Like Jesus: How Jesus Loved People (and how you can love like Jesus). Last Saturday we posted Chapter 24: Love Like Jesus — Calm The Storm. Love Like Jesus is due to be published later this year.

And behold, some people brought to him a paralytic, lying on a bed. And when Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, “Take heart, my son; your sins are forgiven.” And behold, some of the scribes said to themselves, “This man is blaspheming.” But Jesus, knowing their thoughts, said, “Why do you think evil in your hearts? For which is easier, to say, ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Rise and walk’? But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins” — he then said to the paralytic — “Rise, pick up your bed and go home.” And he rose and went home.

Matthew 9:2-7

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Love Like Jesus–Calm The Storm: Chapter 24

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Today’s post is from my new book Love Like Jesus: How Jesus Loved People (and how you can love like Jesus). Last Saturday we posted Chapter 23: Love Like Jesus — Even If It Disrupts Your Sabbath. Love Like Jesus is due to be published later this year.

And a great windstorm arose, and the waves were breaking into the boat, so that the boat was already filling. But he was in the stern, asleep on the cushion. And they woke him and said to him, “Teacher, do you not care that we are perishing?” And he awoke and rebuked the wind and said to the sea, “Peace! Be still!” And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.

Mark 4:37-39

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Love Like Jesus–Even If It Disrupts Your Sabbath: Chapter 23

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Today’s post is from my new book Love Like Jesus: How Jesus Loved People (and how you can love like Jesus). Last Saturday we posted Chapter 22: Love Like Jesus — Heal Like Jesus. Love Like Jesus is due to be published later this year. Continue reading

Love Like Jesus–No Family Or Rich Friends: Chapter 21

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Today’s post is from my new book Love Like Jesus: How Jesus Loved People (and how you can love like Jesus). Last Saturday we posted Chapter 20: Jesus And The Charisma Myth. Love Like Jesus is due to be published later this year. Continue reading

The Source Of Power

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The other day I watched the movie Amazing Grace for the second time. There’s this one scene where the man responsible for outlawing slavery in England, William Wilberforce, is off by himself, in a quiet place, talking to God outloud.

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Jesus And The Charisma Myth: Chapter 20

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Today’s post is from my new book Love Like Jesus: How Jesus Loved People (and how you can love like Jesus). Last Saturday we posted Chapter 19: Love Like Jesus–Pray Like Jesus. Love Like Jesus is due to be published later this year.

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