Love One Another

When Jesus said, "They will know you are my disciples by...," he could have ended that sentence in lots of ways. He finished it perfectly of course. He did not point to religious activity or theological aptitude or political zeal. No, rather he pointed to the one thing that touches the heart of every person … Continue reading Love One Another

Totally Give Yourself to God

The call to follow Jesus is a high calling. It is filled with growth, blessing and sacrifice, and will continue throughout the rest of our lives. If you are a follower of Jesus, you are making a commitment to totally give yourself to God. The apostle Paul, one of the most influential leaders in Christianity … Continue reading Totally Give Yourself to God

Acceptance & Betrayal

As Jesus entered Jerusalem on the Sunday before He died, He rode on a donkey, both to fulfill prophecy and to make a declaration. Zechariah prophesied about this event hundreds of years before Jesus was born. Zechariah 9:9 9  Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion! Shout in triumph, Daughter Jerusalem! Look, your King is coming to you; He is righteous and victorious, … Continue reading Acceptance & Betrayal

Abraham & Isaac

It's fascinating to think about the conversations that Isaac would have had with his father growing up. Abraham would have told his son all about God's promises and God's faithfulness in generations gone by. He would have told Isaac about God our Creator, about Adam and Eve in the Garden, about the Fall, and about … Continue reading Abraham & Isaac

A Life That Makes a Difference

God has a purpose and plan for your life. He wants you to make a difference in the world, and He wants you to make a difference in the lives of others. The Bible tells us that Jesus (aka, the Word) came to earth to make a difference in the world, and to make a difference … Continue reading A Life That Makes a Difference

The Answers: 30 Similarities between Abraham offering Isaac on Mt. Moriah and GOD offering Jesus on Mt. Calvary

In an earlier post that you can read HERE, I suggested that if you study the story of Abraham offering Isaac on Mt Moriah carefully, you could find as many as 30 similarities between that story and the story of God offering Jesus as a sacrifice on Mt Calvary. I posed this question to our … Continue reading The Answers: 30 Similarities between Abraham offering Isaac on Mt. Moriah and GOD offering Jesus on Mt. Calvary

Right priorities create space for great opportunities

Here are my notes from Pastor Kev's message at Hebron Church last Sunday. I hope you got as much from the message as I did. Let's boldly and compassionately live for Christ! Now Peter and John were going up together to the temple complex at the hour of prayer at three in the afternoon. And … Continue reading Right priorities create space for great opportunities

Greatness in the Kingdom of God

The ministry of Jesus was reaching a crescendo. He had done some amazing things in three years of ministry: healed people, calmed storms, cast out demons, taught with amazing authority, shown compassion to those everyone else had given up on, and even raised people from the dead! Now, as His closest twelve followers considered the … Continue reading Greatness in the Kingdom of God

To Live is Christ, to Die is Gain

In the the first century AD, a man named Paul wrote these stunning words about his faith in Jesus Christ: Philippians 1:21 (HCSB) 21 For me, living is Christ and dying is gain. Galatians 2:20 (NIV) 20 I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life … Continue reading To Live is Christ, to Die is Gain