Acts chapter three is the core of what we want to talk about, but there are some peripheral things that we'll be looking at here as well. Are we just following teachings we've been taught all of our lives? Is the foundation of the gospel something that we can build on?
Communion symbolizes why Jesus came. Our commemoration of Christs death and remember His life and sacrifice is symbolized and typified in the symbols of communion. In a larger picture, our lives need to be an extension of what communion is all about. 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 - Paul was not one of Jesus 12 disciples, so... Read More
Matthew 16:4 - Jesus often used the phrase “follow me” when he was inviting people to be His disciple. If we want to be followers of Jesus we should watch how He lived and take up His cross, the life He has for us, and follow Him. We are all “little” in God’s sight. Jesus... Read More
God has a reason for salvation, and grace needs to be worked out and expressed in the way that we live. A new Christian can sleep well at night, his sins are forgiven, he can be secure in God’s grace. Yes, there are things to do, but he can rest in Christ. We as humans... Read More
Grace is what God does… faith, belief, these are the things that are part of our “mustard seed” response to God’s offer. If we respond in faith it results in a “new birth” or the “beginning of the salvation journey.” One thing that is a common thread between the newest most immature babe in Christ,... Read More
Regardless of when you hear this, the fact is that the present is always a good time to be preparing for the future. 2 Corinthians 4:16 - Even if it is March, there is time to start the things you need to be working on. The top 13 New Years' resolutions include things like, lose... Read More
There is a phrase that is often used to talk about helping someone through the end of life journey "walking someone home." This world is not our home. Walking someone home means going as far as we can with someone towards their destination. Brotherhood looks appealing, maybe even inexpensive. The fact is though that good... Read More