How do we examines the different messages in our world today? What about Jesus? Is Jesus just one of many ways to consider, or is Jesus God in the flesh?...Keep Reading
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Throughout the life of Jesus we see Jesus inviting us to live in His Kingdom in heaven and on earth, because there is freedom in His Kingdom. Outside of Jesus’ Kingdom there is bondage, slavery, oppression, and death, but in Jesus Kingdom there is freedom and life, and that freedom and life is eternal and completely secure in Jesus....
In Luke 9 and 10 we see Jesus describing what it is to be His new people, reconciled to the Father, indwelled with the Spirit to love their enemies, love their neighbors, take up their cross daily, and in Luke 12 it is as if Jesus is slowing it down so as to say, “We need to talk about money.”...
Historically, did you know in the 1800’s pastors in the local church in Western Europe, and the United States began to say, “We don’t really need to listen to Jesus.” The thought was that Europe and the U.S. was growing in education, which is true, and pastors thought educated people would never believe in the glorious parts of Jesus, so they literally just removed those glorious parts of Jesus from the pulpit. They removed things like the virgin birth, the miracles, the power, the transfiguration, the cross, resurrection, and simply reduced Jesus to a good role model, but in verse 35 the voice of the Father rings out, “This is My Son. My Chosen One; listen to Him.”...
What does it look like to become new people in Jesus?...
Is Jesus the only way? Is Jesus just one of many ways? Both questions are questions about beliefs, and at the core level all beliefs are exclusive, therefore, lets examine the type of fruit these beliefs produce. ...Keep Reading
The first thing to realize is that charging interest increases the money supply. We know the Greek’s understood this because their word for interest, tokos, means birth or offspring. They equated charging interest with multiplication like breeding animals or planting for harvest. For example, if I borrow $100 to buy something, and I have to pay back $110, that means th...Keep Reading
Samson is gifted with incredible strength, but those gifts end up leading Samson toward self-sufficiency....Keep Reading
Even before the people of Israel entered the Promised Land, God gave them the system of laws He wanted their new nation to live by. If you read through the Mosaic Law in Exodus, Numbers, Leviticus, and Deuteronomy you notice that most of the laws are about how to worship Yahweh properly, how to treat each other on a personal level, and how to make restitution to victims o...Keep Reading
The Lord still brings the promise of a deliverer even when we aren't looking for a deliverer....Keep Reading
In Judges 5 we see celebration of God's grace and goodness, and it is a reminder that we must celebrate God's grace and goodness in our lives today. ...Keep Reading
In Judges 3 we see the Lord raising up King Eglon against Israel, so that Israel lives under oppression for 18-years. How do we reconcile God's love for His people when we see Him strengthening enemy kings to bring oppression?...Keep Reading
Any human idea or system is not going to be perfect. There will always be opportunities for misuse. Some argue that it is inherent to capitalism for powerful people to exploit others. Others believe exploitation can only be accomplished by moving away from capitalism toward a more centrally controlled economy. I don’t have the ability to identify which is which. What ...Keep Reading
How does the Lord respond when we turn to sin over and over and over?...Keep Reading