Jesus told several other stories to show what the Kingdom of Heaven is like.
“For instance,” he said, “it can be illustrated by the story of a king who prepared a great wedding dinner for his son. Many guests were invited, and when the banquet was ready, he sent messengers to notify everyone…
When you look at all the things that are going on:
It’s obvious that people need help, H.E.L.P.
“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son…
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“What sorrow for those who say
that evil is good and good is evil,
that dark is light and light is dark,
that bitter is sweet and sweet is bitter.
What sorrow for those who are wise in their own eyes
and think themselves…
I do not want another people-pleaser (i.e. politician), another religious-right, another conscientious-conservative, another liberal-left, another indecisive-independent, another pseudo Christian to speak on behalf of me.
Though the setting is different the situation is still the same when Jesus quoted the prophet Isaiah, “You hypocrites! Isaiah was right when he…
I called out for you
But you wouldn’t listen,
I screamed out for you
But you wouldn’t listen,
I reached out for you
But you pushed me away,
I brought crisis and joy
But you still didn’t turn,
Now I talk, nor reach anymore
No longer drawing as before,
I’ll agree with your will and say goodbye
Never to speak…
1 Corinthians 15:51-58 (TLB)
51 But I am telling you this strange and wonderful secret: we shall not all die, but we shall all be given new bodies! 52 It will all happen in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, when the last trumpet is blown. For there will be a trumpet blast…
The Law or Faith in Christ?
Oh, foolish Galatians! Who has cast an evil spell on you? For the meaning of Jesus Christ’s death was made as clear to you as if you had seen a picture of his death on the cross. 2 Let me ask you this one question:…
You do not have to love in order to give, but in order to love you must give!
“This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us.And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters. If anyone has material…
“So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus” (Galatians 3:26-28 NIV).
Use your sphere of influence to exercise your God-given purpose. “He has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time.” (2 Timothy 1:9 NIV)