Christmas is about gifts and giving. Paul says love is the greatest gift; and today you will see that is true. First John repeats the theme of love, conveying a critical truth we celebrate at Christmas: Love builds relationships. Let’s discover three ways love builds relationships.
The Great Commission links directly to God’s power and presence. We grieve the Holy Spirit by not taking Him seriously. Jim Wright not only gives three key items for prayer, he also gives five practical applications.
Life does not allow us to choose our struggles. You not only face challenges and struggles but must also do so without instructions, clues, or help. Jesus satisfies every aspect of life, and He additionally gives peace in times of challenge.
Hansel and Gretel relied on breadcrumbs to find their way home. The Christian journey does not operate that way, since we have not yet been to our final destination! Paul reminds us that since Jesus directs our steps we must simply follow the trail.
Jesus is presented a question that seems to have no good answer – a question about loyalty and allegiance. Jesus responds with a familiar phrase “Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s”. The implications of this statement – and the way that Jesus finished the statement – are meant to have lasting impact on […]