One another

Jesus replied to a simple question, “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”  “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law … Continue reading One another

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The Gift of the Holy Spirit     

Question: "What is the role of the Holy Spirit in our lives today?" This is a repost from http://www.gotquestions.org Answer: Of all the gifts given to mankind by God, there is none greater than the presence of the Holy Spirit. The Spirit has many functions, roles, and activities. First, He does a work in the … Continue reading The Gift of the Holy Spirit     

Celebrating the hope of Jesus           

Read Colossians 1:1-23 Keep in mind that 1 Peter 3:15 tell us to “…Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect.” In verse 9 Paul says he is praying “so that” and then he … Continue reading Celebrating the hope of Jesus           

Prayer and Worship in the face of adversity            

Read Job 1 Interact with who you believe God is and who He is not.  Engage with what you believe God does and does not do.  Imagine this in your own life.   In verse 1 we learn that Job “was blameless and upright; he feared God and shunned evil.”  In your own words, rewrite … Continue reading Prayer and Worship in the face of adversity            

An invitation to relationship

How do the following passages of scripture enhance your understanding of the relationship God desires with you?   Psalm 63:1-5 Psalm 139:13-14 and Jeremiah 1:5 Luke 15:11-31 Matthew 11:28-29 1 John 4:19 Offer God a brief prayer reflecting on of your view of the relationship.  Thank Him.  Apologize.  Cry out to Him.  Ask for help.  Praise … Continue reading An invitation to relationship