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"Though Jesus was God’s Son, he learned trusting-obedience by what he suffered, just as we do." ~Author of Hebrews

How do we learn trusting-obedience? This is not an answer we want to hear. We learn trust and obedience by suffering. That is how our Master Jesus, the Messiah, learned it. 190 more words

God Thoughts

"By this time you ought to be teachers."

Will we allow Jesus to lead us?

–Jesus leads us through the Bible, and since He is alive and present in the 21st Century as the Holy Spirit, Jesus also leads us by communicating directly to our hearts, conscience, and/or mind — through His still, small voice. 268 more words


"Because Jesus honored God, God answered him." ~Author of Hebrews

Jesus is all about doing what He sees His Father doing. He listens to God. Jesus doesn’t do anything without hearing from God first. In his heart and soul, he is all about listening. 86 more words

God Thoughts

Am I willing to suffer and mature? Will I rejoice and be happy?

Jesus, the Son of GOD, came to earth and suffered for us. Imagine that. Take a minute to think about it.

Jesus felt everything we, as humans feel. 223 more words

God Thoughts

Shavuot/Pentecost, Part 2

Hebrews 5:12-14 For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you have need again for someone to teach you the elementary principles of the oracles of God, and you have come to need milk and not solid food.  454 more words


D-Day and the Benefits of Jesus' Victory

This past Sunday I preached on Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness in Matthew 4.  The big idea of that sermon was that because of Jesus’ victory over temptation (using the same tools we have available to defeat sin),  421 more words

Why you Should Grow in Your Faith

Some folks think Christian maturity comes in one dose. It can be easy for those of us who come from denominations with a certain kind of experiential emphasis to think that somehow we’ll have a dramatic experience that will put us on a higher plain.  999 more words

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