That Time When Jesus Said We’re Better Off Without Him

 

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Image of Dove via Jacques Caffin – with permission.

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2 Things Every Christian Needs, To Share About Jesus Effectively

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“But when the Helper comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth, who proceeds from the Father, he will bear witness about me. And you also will bear witness, because you have been with me from the beginning.”

John 15:26-27

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Epilogue (from the soon to be released book: Love Like Jesus)

Holding Moms HandToday’s post is the last from my new book Love Like Jesus: How Jesus Loved People (and how you can love like Jesus). Last Saturday we posted Chapter 31: Love Like Jesus–Jesus And Your Resurrection. Love Like Jesus is due to be published later this year.

Epilogue

Inspiration for this short passage of fiction was drawn mainly from three sources: James Joyce’s famous short story, The Dead, Luke 11:5-13 (which I would encourage you to read before reading this epilogue), and my wife Kathy and my personal experiences caring for her mom during the last nine months of her battle with Lewy Body Dementia.

There was a time when I had earned my mother-in-law’s lasting enmity. And I felt the same about her. It was so bad that

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Chapter 10: Jesus And The Fluid Life — From the new book Love Like Jesus: How Jesus Loved People (and how you can love like Jesus)

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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 9: Jesus And The Holy Spirit.

Love Like Jesus is due to be published later this year. If you’re interested in serving as a beta reader, send me an email at kurt@kurtbennettbooks.com.

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The Graciousness Of Uncertainty

 

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Monday I posted a quote from A.W. Tozer: “The one who takes up his cross has no plan of his own.”  Tim Shey left another quote in the comment section. It was so relevant to Tozer’s quote, and it’s so good, that I had to share it. If you’re interested, you can read more from Tim over at The Road: Obedience Is Better Than Sacrifice.

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Chapter 9: Jesus And The Holy Spirit — From the new book Love Like Jesus: How Jesus Loved People (and how you can love like Jesus)

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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 8: Find Friends Like Jesus.

Love Like Jesus is due to be published later this year. If you’re interested in serving as a beta reader, send me an email at kurt@kurtbennettbooks.com.

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Upon One Who Is Chilled

Inspiration for this short passage of fiction was drawn mainly from three different sources: James Joyce’s famous short story, The DeadLuke 11:5-13, and my and Kathy’s personal experiences caring for mom during the last nine months of her battle with Lewy Body Dementia. Some readers try to read too much into a work of fiction such as the one found below. I thank you in advance for not being one of those readers. (Did I mention–it’s fiction.) Continue reading

The “Water” That Can Make A Difference In Your Life

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The Feast Of Tabernacles

It’s the last day of the feast of tabernacles. On this day, as they did the previous seven days, the people celebrated by Continue reading