I’ve noticed the people I know who most resemble Jesus, hold on to their expectations ever so lightly.
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“The terrible thing, the almost impossible thing, is to hand over your whole self–all your wishes and precautions–to Christ. But it is far easier than what we are all trying to do instead.”
(From the archives.)
Guilt, Fear, And A Crushed Spirit
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Last post from the gospel of John we talked about how Jesus loved both the Samaritan woman living on the margin, and the Jewish man leading the mainstream. And we talked about how we need to love people in the same way Jesus did: all people, from all walks. Jesus loved them all.
We left off with Jesus asking the woman at the well for a drink of water. And when he does, she asks him why he, a Jewish man, would ask her, a woman of Samaria, for a drink.
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Things I Heard In Church: “In those days there was no COSTCO, there was get in your BOATCO and go FISHINGCO.”
Matt Bowen speaking on Jesus’ teaching encouraging us to not be anxious.
From Matt Bowen’s teaching, Without Worry, Luke 12:22-34, 1/24/2016, 11 AM.
Luke 12:22-34 Do Not Be Anxious
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