Jesus Stories 7: Generous Love
September 15, 2019
The pain we suffer when others sin against us means it is hard for us to forgive them, especially when forgiving them means we agree to pay the cost of their forgiveness. But it is easier for us to forgive others when we realize the worth of what God has already forgiven us.
Jesus Stories 5: The Wise Manager
August 25, 2019
We think ourselves to be wise. But Jesus knows that we need a major renovation in our heart so that we have a character, love and goals that aligns with His and, with His help, enables us to proceed through life thoughtfully and with wisdom so that we are able to make a difference now that will last forever. Jesus is ready and willing to begin that renovation.
Jesus Stories 3: The Unmixed Mixture
August 11, 2019
Sometimes it is hard for us to understand why bad things happen in this world. In the story of the Wheat and the Weeds, Jesus not only explains why this is so, He also shows us how we can part of making a greater eternal difference for good in the world.
Jesus Stories 2: Upside-Down Power
July 28, 2019
It is easy for us to look at the lack of positive results in our life or in the world and get discouraged. But Jesus teaches us that the Kingdom of Heaven has come to us. Though it starts out small and its growth is hidden, it will have an amazing positive impact in the end. So, we keep our eyes on Jesus and live with confident hope.
Jesus Stories 1: The Treasure
July 14, 2019
By nature, we are enslaved in using our lives, relationships & resources in ways for which they were not designed by God, so our lives need to be put under new management. Jesus came to give us life in the Kingdom of Heaven as a free gift. It costs us the privilege of ruling over our own lives, but when we see the true worth of life with Jesus as our king, it is a trade that we readily make.