Jesus commands us to love one another… and we often try really hard to do so. Yet when Jesus was asked what the GREATEST commandment was, He didn’t tell us to love others – that was actually number two on His list. No, Jesus says that the most important command is to love God with […]
We enjoy showering love on those we love. Our family and friends know we love them because we show them. We show them that they have value and meaning in our lives. But what about those outside our circles? Those who don’t quite fit our mold? Jesus calls us to love others but He doesn’t […]
Jesus calls us to love one another. It’s not an easy command to follow by any stretch of the imagination. When we strive to follow Jesus’ words and love others, what we find is that love is not just a once and done thing. We don’t just extend love and see people feel love. Love […]
In a world where we talk about all of the things we “love,” it can be hard to process what Jesus means when He commands us to LOVE one another. What we begin to discover is that our concept of love is much more in line with “liking” something. True biblical love, on the other […]
As Paul reaches the end of his “dissertation” on the Resurrection in 1 Corinthians 15, he turns his focus to the future. Jesus resurrection is not just an event in the past, it is THE event that defines our future. His victory is our victory! His eternity is our eternity!
All throughout Paul’s discussion of Jesus’ resurrection, I’ve had questions lingering in the back of my mind. Every time Paul talks about our resurrection, those questions get louder. In fact, you might be asking the same questions. Today, Paul finally begins to answer our unspoken questions and addresses our inquisitive minds.
We’ve all heard it said that actions speak louder than words. Today we pause to reflect on that statement in view of our faith. Do our actions align with our words when it comes to living for Jesus? The Corinthian church struggled with this; but if we’re honest, so do we!
It’s been a challenging couple of weeks. Things are starting to show signs of hope but the struggles continue. Regardless of how things feel, our God is still in control! While you may not be doubting God in all of this, you might be starting to doubt yourself. Today we look at four biblical characters […]