Category Archives: Jesus

Are you looking to serve, or to be served?

Jesus came not to be served, but to serve. How about you? Do you live life mostly concerned about making sure all your needs and desires are met, or do you live life to serve others? How about your relationship … Continue reading

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No bragging rights except to praise the Lord!

I will go in the strength of the Lord GOD: I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only. Psalm 71:16 I go in God’s strength, not my own. Therefore nothing is impossible for me. I am clothed … Continue reading

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When the light shines on that ugly spot . . .

Sometimes when God shows you your heart, it hurts. But that’s good because then when you feel humble and see your error, you can repent and turn to God and go the right way. For months I felt I should … Continue reading

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Who are the spiritually bankrupt?

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Who are the poor in spirit? How about the EXTREMELY poor in spirit, the spiritually bankrupt? I’ve generally thought of the poor in spirit as those who … Continue reading

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No matter the circumstances

No matter what is going on, no matter what the circumstances are, no matter what I see, hear, feel or taste; no matter what, I will praise the Lord. I remember that God is good and His mercy endures for … Continue reading

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Jesus: Hope to the Hopeless

Jesus came to give hope to the hurting, hope to the hopeless. If you read Isaiah chapters 9, 53, and 61, which foretold of Jesus coming, it is clear that He was to come for the lowly, for the sick, … Continue reading

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God’s Presence

It is Christmas, the time when people all around the world celebrate the birth of Jesus. Jesus is Emmanuel, God with us. Jesus is God with us all the time. By faith Christ dwells in our hearts. If we confess … Continue reading

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