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Ecclesiastes – Pt.2 Knowledge does not satisfy, with wisdom comes vexation. we only find meaning in God.
Ecclesiastes – Pt.1 Where do you draw meaning? The author of Ecclesiastes (Solomon) begins looking at the many world views that offer meaning and recognizes that all is futile without God.
The day to day Christian walk can be very challenging. Look to Jesus as out model. The source of our help and the source of grace.
When you look forward into the future it is good to reflect on the past as well. Hebrews 11 gives us a reflection of the faithful that “the world is not worthy”. If the climax of the Bible is you and your faithful service to God, how does it read? Is it worthy?
Overcome the obstacles to faith. God is bigger than your fears. God is bigger than all of your sins. File Chapter 11 on your fears, your pride, your sin and receive the grace He offers.
Hebrews 11:8-22 Hebrews 12:1-2
As believers in Christ we are under Chapter 11 protection. We place our lives in the protection of Gods promises. What is faith? What is it not? What does faith do? Don’t get trapped in today’s false dichotomy of faith. Have a firm, settled, confidence in God’s plans.
Bloomsday weekend. We all run THE race. We need a greater coach. We need a King, a Savior.
Liferoads has made a big move. We moved buildings. Now What? First let’s ask, “Who are we?” We are rooted in the Bible as truth. We are Jesus is center. As Peter told Jesus, “To whom would we go? You have words of eternal life.” Let us prayerfully consider what God is calling us to next – in bringing life abundant (Jn 10:10b).
A crippled man is healed through Peter and he tells the crowd, “You have put to death the author of life, but God has raised Him [so repent and receive His grace].” This is a metaphor for us, crippled and in need of His healing. Turn to His grace.
Jesus could have said he had the power to resurrect Lazarus, but he said, “I am the resurrection and the life.” What does it mean that Jesus IS THE Resurrection?
Words can hurt deeply and can heal beautifully. Gentleness or Meekness is power under control. Jesus had/has the power beyond the universe and his yoke is easy.