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March 26, 2018

Jesus

  • March 26, 2018

    March 26, 2018

    March 24, 2018

    The Story We finish out our month in the book of Colossians.  In Colossians 1:20, Paul reminds us that peace originated with God’s love for us and Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross.  And as we’ll discover in Colossians 3:15, we should live at peace with those around us because of everything Christ did for us. […]

  • March 18, 2018

    March 18, 2018

    March 19, 2018

    The Story In 1 Samuel 25: 1-35, Abigail intervenes when her husband picks a fight with David.  Abigail immediately knew what was happening and made a plan to present gifts to David and calm his anger.  Her quick actions promoted peace between the two men. Bottom Line: Prove you care more about others by being […]

  • March 11, 2018

    March 11, 2018

    March 12, 2018

    The Story Throughout Genesis 26, we find Abraham’s son Isaac settling in his fathers land and reopens some wells. When his new neighbors argue with him, he simply moves to a new place and digs new wells.  Isaac had every right to fight for those wells, but he chose peace instead. Bottom Line: Prove you […]

  • March 4, 2018 Blog

    March 4, 2018 Blog

    March 5, 2018

    The Story We start the month in Genesis 13: 5-18.  God blessed Abram and his nephew Lot, with a large amount of flocks and herds-so many that the land they were on couldn’t sustain all of them.  The workers on each side were not getting along.  Abram and Lot knew it was time to separate.  […]

  • February 25, 2018

    February 26, 2018

    Jesus Forgives Peter John 21: 15-17 Peter was one of Jesus’ friends, and he promised Jesus that he would admit that him and Jesus’ were friends no matter what, even if people made fun him! Unfortunately, when the time came for Peter to stand up for Jesus and admit that they were friends, Peter couldn’t […]

  • February 25, 2018

    February 25, 2018

    February 26, 2018

    The Story We finish out the month in Matthew 5:43-48.  In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus expands the scope of who deserves our kindness.  Not everyone will be kind to us; some may be quite mean to us.  Jesus says that we should love our enemies and pray for them. Bottom Line:Be kind to […]

  • February 18, 2018

    February 18, 2018

    February 19, 2018

    The Story In Matthew 25:35-40, we’ll revisit on of Jesus’ teachings on kindness.  For one reason or another, people are overlooked every day-no one even notices them, much less shows kindness to them.  But Jesus says that when we show kindness to one of the least of these, it’s as if we’re showing kindness to […]

  • February 18, 2018

    February 18, 2018

    February 19, 2018

    Jesus Helps a Woman John 8:2-11 There a was a woman brought before a crowd and she was publicly humiliated because of her mistakes. But Jesus stepped in and showed her that he loved her no matter what! He loved the woman who had messed up. He loved the people in the crowd who were mad. […]

  • February 11, 2018

    February 11, 2018

    February 12, 2018

    The Story In Ruth 1 and 2, we find Naomi and her daughter-in-law, Ruth.  Their husbands have died and Ruth has the opportunity to return home to her family.  Instead, she chooses to show kindness to Naomi and stay with her.  Ruth’s kindness doesn’t go unnoticed.  Boaz notices how Ruth is caring for her mother-in-law.  […]

  • February 11, 2018

    February 11, 2018

    February 12, 2018

    Jesus Has Dinner with Zacchaeus  Luke 19:1-10 This weekend we learned about the story of Jesus and Zacchaeus. Zacchaeus had a pretty important job. He was a tax collector. That meant he had to collect money from everyone in town. Now, this worked great until Zacchaeus started to become greedy. You see, he wanted to keep […]