Category: September 2018

How is Jesus Making a Difference in Our Lives? – Week #5: The Body

We know so much more about how our bodies work now than the Bible writers did, but that doesn't change our understanding that our bodies are a gift from God. God knows our bodies because He created everything including our bodies, and then even became flesh and dwelt among us (John 1:14). How does knowing Jesus make a difference in how we view and treat our bodies?

How is Jesus Making a Difference in Our Lives? – Week #4: Holy Spirit

Our question we’re asking each week in this series is, “How is Jesus making a difference in my life?” This week I have a very simple, straightforward answer. How?  By faith.

How is Jesus Making a Difference in Our Lives? – Week #3: Technology

Read Psalm 24, John 13:31-35 here. Listen here:  Sociologist Daniel Bell said, “Technology, like art, is a soaring exercise of the human imagination.”[1] Can you imagine life before someone figured out how to make fire? All they had to eat was salad and sushi. Can you imagine life before they invented the wheel? It was such ...

How is Jesus Making a Difference in Our Lives? – Week #2: Money

Read Matthew 19:16-30, Deuteronomy 15:7-11 here. Listen here:  You’ve probably heard this old joke:  The pastor stood before the congregation and said, "I have bad news, I have good news, and I have more bad news." The congregation got quiet. "The bad news is: the church needs a new roof!" the pastor said. The congregation ...

How Is Jesus Making a Difference In Our Lives? – Week #1: Time

Read Eccl 3:1-11 and Mark 1:14-15 here. Listen here: Today we’re talking about a little four-letter word . . . that lasts forever - time.  We’re taking about time today because time is one of the resources that God gives us.  As with everything else we have from God, we are to be good stewards ...