What is Learning Jesus?Every day is an opportunity to sit in a class taught by the greatest instructor ever: Jesus the Master teacher. He guides us into life with God. Learning Jesus is not just learning about or from Jesus but taking in his whole life, allowing his life to permeate ours.
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Martin Luther once suggested that the deepest revelation of the character of God is in the weakness, suffering and death on the cross. This is the exact opposite of where humanity expected to find God. Even today some Christians expect … Continue reading
God knows how we feel. Ever hear that and wonder just how God who is so ‘up there’ and seemingly far from us can somehow know or even sense what we are going through? I am not sure how other … Continue reading
I can’t remember the setting but I heard Dallas Willard once say that we live in a Safe Universe. Luther termed it a ‘world with devils filled’ and we each know personally or know of all matters of sin, disease, … Continue reading
Romans 8:21 ‘that the creation itself will be set free from its bondage to corruption and obtain the freedom of the glory of the children of God.’ ESV Here’s my take on what Paul is writing in these verses. Yes, creation is … Continue reading
Imagine for a moment that Jesus is speaking to a group of people on a hillside. He is offering them the Kingdom of God. He is the presence of the Kingdom of God and he is making his life, God’s … Continue reading
SUFFERING Someone once said that suffering is getting what you don’t want and not getting what you do want. Suffering is loss. It comes in many forms and even as you read this I am sure you can think right … Continue reading