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Chapter 11: Guard Your Heart Like Jesus — From the new book Love Like Jesus: How Jesus Loved People (and how you can love like Jesus)

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 10: Jesus And The Fluid Life. Love Like Jesus is due to be published in January of… Read More

The Terrible Thing (that’s easier than what we’re all trying to do instead)

“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.” -C.S. Lewis

The Cure For Anxiety

Read John 13:2-11. Jesus And Peter

Discomfort With Death

  Read John 11:17-45. Discomfort With Death

The Consequences Of Ignoring God: God’s Way, Your Way, And Your Crushed Spirit

(From the archives.) Guilt, Fear, And A Crushed Spirit Continuing our series on suffering, today we’ll look at how ignoring God can

The Best Investment

Thirsty Again 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… Read More

Things I Heard In Church: “In Those Days There Was No COSTCO, There Was Get In Your BOATCO And Go FISHINGCO”

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… Read More

Things I Heard In Church: He is not “the God formerly known as the Prince of Peace”

Speaking of Jesus: “He is not ‘the God formerly known as the Prince of Peace,’ He is the Prince of Peace… Forever.” –Matt Bowen

How To Find The Best Wine Ever

No Wine At The Wedding So there’s this wedding. And it’s time for the reception. And Mary, Jesus’ mother, is there. And Jesus is there with his brand new disciples. And the wedding planner miscalculated, so they ran… Read More

The One Thing That Changed Everything For Me As A Christian: John 1:35-39

Read John 1:35-39. “What are you seeking?” (John 1:38) Why Don’t I Feel Joy? So you’re a Christian. And you’re wondering why you feel the way you do. I mean, you read about, and hear about joy, and… Read More

What God Says to You: Genesis 45:1-4

To read the last post on Genesis, see What Does God Want?: Genesis 44 Read Genesis 45:1-4 In the last post on Genesis, we left Joseph’s brothers in deep deep trouble. Joseph’s steward had just found Joseph’s divining… Read More

Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you — 1 Peter 5:6-7

I’m reading about Don Piper who was crushed in a head on collision with an 18 wheeler, was dead at the accident scene for 90 minutes, and then revived when a pastor, who happened to be passing by,… Read More

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