In this episode I compare the Holy Spirit to a demotivational poster, which I don't think classifies as blasphemy. Also a couple audio problems so I can live up to the demotivational poster below. Also the importance of conviction in the Christian life.
Thinking about what sacrifice means, especially in light of the coming of Jesus. It seems to have more to do with the ethics of a redeemed people. In short we are to be a people of sincerity and truth.
Today we remember back to our experience of God, which functioned as a catalyst for our following him because remembering back will create in you a deepening experience of joy and love. Also noted is a new coffee blend check it out at https://www.fmsc.org/.
One of the first and most common practices in the Bible is that of blessing. We will talk a bit about blessings in the Bible, but also what it might mean for us to bless others. One of the biggest blessings in scripture is children. So enjoy this baby gif. Blessings.
Thoughts from James 4:11-12, "Do not speech evil against one another." We often assume the best of ourselves and the worst of others, and this is reflected in our speech. Let's be more generous with one another.
Why aren't Christians known for being glad and generous? Why aren't we known for our parties? Israel was, Jesus was, the early church was... maybe you should throw a BBQ with your church friends.
Who in your life is able to say "you are doing it wrong?" Some thoughts on how we grow into more faithful Christians. The Bible text mentioned is taken from Ephesians 2:11-22.
I want to spend a little time thinking about the need and benefits of sharing more deeply in community. I think that there is something deeply Biblical about this. Today we pose that question thinking about whether the current Christian practices match the Biblical patterns.
On the danger of getting caught up in controversy, and the intersection of the Apostle Paul and the Prophet Denzel Washington.
Jesus throughout his passion are exemplary of two central topics of his preaching, first his trust in God and second his practice of forgiving love. (Below the earliest picture of crucifixion in an illustrated (illuminated) Bible c. 586.)