Category Archives: Jesus Christ

The most amazing person who ever lived

Jesus Christ is so extraordinarily unprecedented that he shatters our categories and demands our worship. Continue reading

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Why does the story continue?

Consider the un-sanitized version of the Christmas story… Continue reading

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Rain on the just and the unjust?

What did jesus mean that God “makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust” (Matthew 5:45). Continue reading

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Many in the Church do not know Jesus

Maybe you think you “accepted Jesus into your heart,” but you do not truly know Jesus. Continue reading

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Never give up on prayer

Why does God allow perseverance in prayer to be part of our experience with Him? Prayer is an appeal to one who can do what I cannot do and what others won’t do. Continue reading

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It’s not the way you think it is

Delusional self-confidence based on self-accomplishment is not far removed from self-righteousness. It’s an insidiously deadly poison that can be… Continue reading

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Longing to see the One who loves us

How do we cultivate deep love and joy at the thought of seeing our Savior? Continue reading

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