How To Live The Big Abundant Life Jesus Wants For You

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If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit and so prove to be my disciples. As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full.

John 15:7-11

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Things I Heard In Church: “The first miracle Jesus ever did was to turn water into wine–to save a party.” -Randy Alcorn

“The first miracle Jesus ever did was to turn water into wine–to save a party.” –Randy Alcorn

Last Sunday I visited my friends Darrell, Patty, and Kellen Knott at Good Shepherd Community Church, East of Portland. Best selling author Randy Alcorn was speaking on the topic of happiness there. Here are a few more quotes from Randy on that day (be sure not to miss the last one!): Continue reading

Things I Heard In Church: Here is a great lie, “All we actually have is today.”

The following is a quote from Matt Bowen’s teaching on  Joy, 12/13/2015. The text for this teaching is Isaiah 25:6-9.

One of the great lies that our world often believes is that all we actually have is today. (This is one of the great lies that fuels a whole lot of really stupid purchases. All you have is right now–before the sale ends.)

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