Jesus said “Consider the ravens: They do not sow or reap, they have no storeroom or barn; yet God feeds them.” Luke 12:24. Have you thought about how God feeds you, or how He has "fed" you all year long? Let’s do some reflection... What went well in 2018? Look at your life from … Continue reading JESUS SAID: God Feeds
What does it take to believe? For some people, it takes facts or seeing it for yourself. And then for others, all it takes is hearing from the person who delivered the message. What do you believe right now? Who do you believe? Do you believe the news? Do you believe the posts on Facebook … Continue reading JESUS SAID: Believe
When Jesus said in Matthew 22:37-40 (MSG) that we are to love God, love ourselves, and then love others, he made a point to say what was to come first. He didn’t just say start you day with loving others before anything else. He didn’t say to spend your life giving to others above all … Continue reading JESUS SAID: This Is the Most Important
If you were to summarize in one word what God wants from you, what would you say? I know it’s not an easy question, but it’s an important one. Seriously, if you were to state what you feel the Lord needs from you, what would it be? Your time? Your money? Your devotion? Close, but … Continue reading JESUS SAID: Love the Lord Your God
When Jesus used the word “blessed” and “poor” in the same sentence, He rocked the boat of modern thinking. When Jesus started His sermon in Matthew 5 with “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven,” He intentionally sent a bold message that the way of God’s kingdom is inverse … Continue reading JESUS SAID: You’re Blessed When You’re at the End of Your Rope
Good morning. So what’s on your mind right now? Are you struggling? Are you tired? Are you discouraged? Are you hurting? Do you feel like you can’t get a break in anything you do? Jesus has just one thing to say to you today: “I forgive your sins.” That’s it! Can you imagine how the … Continue reading JESUS SAID: I Forgive Your Sins
Is there such a thing as "black and white", "good and bad", right or wrong"? Have you seen the increase in "gray area", or the lack of commitment to moral or ethical standards. More and more, the "Good" and "right" are questioned to the point, at times, that "bad" and "wrong" are justified or tolerated. … Continue reading JESUS SAID: God Is the One Who Is Good
If you were setting out on a trip, would you start without a plan, a map, or an destination? For most people, the instantaneous and absolute answer would be “no”. Why would you even think of launching out on a trip without a plan? For many of us, though, without even thinking about it, we … Continue reading JESUS SAID: I Am the Way
Jesus said a lot of things and asked a lot of questions during His time on earth, and one of the most interesting questions he asked is this: “Did you never read in the scriptures?” (Matthew 21:42 NASB). In the context of the question, Jesus is asking the crowd if they had ever read in … Continue reading JESUS SAID: Did you never read in the scriptures?
Have you ever thought about what it means to you to profess to be a Christian? Jesus asked a question to a group of followers in Luke 6:46: “Why do you call me, ‘Lord’?” That’s quite a question, isn’t it? Why do I call Him Lord? Why do you call Him Lord? It’s worth some … Continue reading JESUS SAID: Why Do You Call Me ‘Lord’?