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Made To Celebrate

Made To Celebrate

December 28, 2010

Guess who invented the idea of a good time? God did. Think of the most incredible, elated experience you have ever had on Earth. It does not compare to the New Year’s Eve / Superbowl Party God is going to host in Heaven!

However, as it is written: "No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him" 1Cr 2:9 NIV

Our problem; We are broken. As broken people we will get excited about and worship ANYTHING BUT God. The Greatest of all commandments is to LOVE God.

Jesus replied: " '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. Mat 22:37-38 NIV

Is that really too hard to do?

What’s In A Name?

What’s In A Name?

December 20, 2010

Have you ever discovered the meaning of your name? Well, check out the deep deep meanings, yes more than one meaning, of Jesus Christ's name. Remember that Christmas hymn Immanuel? The name Immanuel makes Jesus WAY more than a "good teacher".

Work, Labor & Endurance

Work, Labor & Endurance

December 14, 2010

You don’t want God to judge you on your works! You do not want to stand before the Throne of God to see if you sincerely tried. The Bible is clear that the judgment of God is something to be avoided at all costs. The CONDEMNED try to earn their own way to Heaven. A Christian does NOT try to live a good life in hopes of going to Heaven. A Christian trusts in Jesus Christ’s Finished Work. A Christian works hard because they are ALREADY going to Heaven. A Christian endures and toils for Jesus Christ because Jesus allowed them into Heaven DESPITE their sins. Check out the drill down of 1 Thessalonians 1:3!

False Love’s Secret Contracts

False Love’s Secret Contracts

December 6, 2010

1 Corinthians 13. The Love Chapter! Sounds great when we are the receiving end, but what about that pesky bit about giving love? Sure I will love you, as long as. . . . “If, Then!” God says to Love Unconditionally, but that kind of love can HURT! Unconditional Love is UNFAIR & UNATURAL. Gather your courage as we obey God and learn about His not-so-secret Valentine for those who obey Him. Check it out!

Unity of the Spirit

Unity of the Spirit

December 6, 2010

If the Bible says all Christians are baptized with the same Spirit, then why are there so many different denominations and doctrines? The answer is clearly written in the Bible. Christians need to know the difference between Salvation and Sanctification. Know what it looks like to “KNOW” you are going to Heaven and what it looks like to GROW UP in the Lord?

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