5 Ways to Love Like Jesus

In Luke 6:40, Jesus says, “The student is not above the teacher, but everyone who is fully trained will be like their teacher.” We can infer from the text that Jesus is referring to himself as the “teacher” and his disciples as “the student.” While this verse is couched between...

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The Call of Christ

In thinking about the call of Christ, that is the vocation and mission he calls us to, there is a tendency to put future potential at the forefront of our motivations. We think of all those who are in need, all those who could benefit from having a relationship with...

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I Am Your Portion

“Call this to mind and you will have hope: Because of My great love for you, you will not be consumed. My compassions never fail. They are made new every morning. Great is My faithfulness toward you. For I, Yahweh, am your portion, therefore wait for Me. I am good...

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Do You Love Jesus?

“The only way to survive in ministry is to steadfastly refuse to be interested in ministry and to be interested only in Jesus Christ.” – Oswald Chambers Do you love Jesus? I expect your answer is a resounding “Yes!” So let your heart be strengthened and encouraged by these words...

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God’s ATM?

Matthew 17:24-27 (TNIV) After Jesus and his disciples arrived in Capernaum, the collectors of the two-drachma temple tax came to Peter and asked, “Doesn’t your teacher pay the temple tax?” “Yes, he does,” he replied. When Peter came into the house, Jesus was the first to speak. “What do you...

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First Loved: Being a Disciple of Jesus

In Matthew 6:33, the Gospel writer records Jesus saying, “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” To become a disciple of Jesus means not only to follow Him, but to intentionally seek Him and His ways . ....

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