Category Archives: Jesus

Holding Plans Loosely

This is such a genuine, hearfelt post. I pray it will help you as it has me.

Plea for Grace

From the June 8 reading of “My Utmost for his Highest” by Oswald Chambers,

. . .The counterfeit of obedience is a state of mind in which you create your own opportunities to sacrifice yourself, and your zeal and enthusiasm are mistaken for discernment. It is easier to sacrifice yourself than to fulfill your spiritual destiny, which is stated in Romans 12:1-2. It is much better to fulfill the purpose of God in your life by discerning His will than it is to perform great acts of self-sacrifice. “Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice…” (1 Samuel 15:22).  . .

Romans 12:1-2 CSB – 1 Therefore, brothers and sisters, in view of the mercies of God, I urge you to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God; this is your true worship. 2 Do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing…

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Summer Study — The Gospel of Mark

Mark PUP NASB Workbook

Date: Wed, Jun 10 at:

12:00 PM, 4:00 PM, and 7:00 PM PDT

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What does Abundancy look like in Scripture?

From one of my favorite blogs, comes the context behind what Jesus meant by the “abundant” life. I saw this article while working through the deception during the teaching I received as a new believer years ago and the Christianity of the Bible. I hope this blesses you as it did me.

Context Matters: Jesus Came to Give Abundant Life.

By Ryan Higginbottom

Perhaps you’ve heard that Jesus didn’t just come to give life, he came to give abundant life. You may have seen teachers urge that Christians should not be poor, should not be sad, should not be sick, should not be lacking in any blessings God can give. After all, how does a less than existence match up with an abundant life?

When we learn to read the Bible properly—not as a series of isolated words and phrases—we find that some familiar phrases take on entirely new meanings.

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