"New beginnings with Jesus"

Advent 3: Hang On! Joy is Coming! December 11, 2016

Advent 3:  Hang On!  Joy is Coming!   December 11, 2016 Sin affects everything, including the environment. Sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin. Rom.5:12 “Cursed is the ground because of you; through painful toil you will eat food from it all the days of your life. It will produce thorns and thistles for you, and you will […]

Advent 2: Special Again! December 4, 2016

Advent 2: Special Again!                      December 4, 2016 God’s goal:  Reunite all people in holiness and truth.     God wants everyone to be saved and to know the whole truth. 1Timothy2:4 Before the world was created, God had Christ choose us to live with him and to be his holy and innocent and loving people. Ephesians 1:4 […]

We Are Building God’s Temple. Now! Nov.13, 2016

We Are Building God’s Temple.  Now!         Nov.13, 2016 f The Temple:  A man-made building (that replaced a portable tent).  Then Jesus said:  “I will destroy this temple made with human hands and in three days will build another, not made with hands.”                                                                                                                              Mark 14:58 Christ himself will become the eternal temple of God. I […]

Ordinary Faith CAN Move Mountains (and Hearts!) 10.9.16

Ordinary Faith CAN Move Mountains (and Hearts!)                                                              October 9, 2016 f Ordinary Faith Step 1:  Avoid Causing Others to Sin: Live Right. Some of you say, “We can do whatever we want to!”  But I tell you that not everything may be good or helpful.                                                                     1Cor. 10:23 God is patient, because he wants everyone […]

Jesus Heals Anyway. Thank God! 10.2.16

Jesus Heals Anyway.  Thank God!              October 2, 2016 f Jesus goes out of his way to find us—and help us, if we are willing. – Jesus goes where no Jew would be willing to go: Samaria + leprosy – Jesus makes it easy for them to be healed:  He hears them, he looks at them, […]