Break Free To Forgiveness!

Break free to forgiveness

The Bible tells us Joseph was the eleventh son born to Jacob,  his mother was called Rachel. Joseph’s older brothers despised him because he was the favored son of Jacob.

Genesis 37:3 Now Israel [Jacob] loved Joseph more than any of his other sons, because he had been born to him in his old age; and he made an ornate robe for him.

For this reason, the brothers sold Joseph to a caravan of traders traveling to Egypt, then lied to their parents and told them Joseph was devoured by a wild animal. Continue reading

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Is Faith In Creation Important?

Is faith in creation important?

Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

In six days, God created the world and all that is in it. Human understanding of six days may be different than six days for our Lord, but time clocks are not the issue.  

The first chapter of Genesis states- “And God said,”, nine times. Each time “God said,”, something new was created. By faith this information concludes God to be the most awe-inspiring painter, architect and sculptor ever to design and produce structure. But how does “God said,” generate life? Continue reading

Learn Humility In 5 Simple Actions

Learn humility in 5 simple actions

Our obedience to God starts with a humble attitude.

humble – adjective: not proud or arrogant, low in rank, inferiority, subservience 

Humility is a hard word for some of us to demonstrate. Most times my tongue would rather stick to the roof of my mouth, than admit “Your way is right, Lord, my way was wrong.” Being humble certainly is not my best attribute. It’s this type of attitude that makes it hard to acknowledge God is greater and more powerful than we are.

But exercising  these five helpful actions towards God will strengthen your self-control  to follow His plan for humility over one of arrogance. 

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Christ The Lord Has Risen!

The Lord has risen!

Post #17 – As Reported From The Book Of Luke

Today’s post concludes the seventeen week report on the book of Luke. How appropriate to end this account on the day before Good Friday as Christians around the globe contemplate the love Jesus offers as He hangs on The Cross. His sacrificial ending on earth offers us life never ending in heaven.

BREAKING — Amid the Passover celebrations in Jerusalem, it has been confirmed the well known local teacher, Jesus, fellowshipped with His chosen group of Twelve for the traditional Passover meal. It was during this meal that the Son of Man initiated the Lord’s Supper.  Continue reading

The KING Arrives!

The King arrives!

Post #16 – As Reported From The Book Of Luke

BREAKING — The Son of God, known as Jesus, was joyfully welcomed in Jerusalem for the Passover Festival by unprecedented crowds.  Masses lined the road to the city as the King approached, riding a donkey which has previously been unridden. The crowd laid their cloaks on the road for the donkey to walkover as all cheered, praising God saying: “Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord!” and “Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!” Continue reading

Jesus Comments On Cash!

Jesus comments on cash.

Post #13 – As Reported From The Book Of Luke

BREAKING — Today, as reported exclusively by Dr. Luke, Jesus the teacher moved forward sharing more truths of God through parables to his disciples. The topic – Money! One notable story describes a manager accused of wasting his rich boss’ money.

Fearing for his future wellbeing, while knowing he is about to be fired, the shrewd manager made deals with his master’s debtors. He carried out this act selfishly so as to be welcomed into the defaulters’ homes upon his own imminent unemployment. Continue reading

Only Jesus Offers Insight!

Only Jesus offers insight!

(We are half way through reporting the “orderly account” of the gospel Luke. Thank you for following Dr. Luke’s narrative of the life of Christ, as he details the characteristics of our perfect savior.)

Post #11 – As Reported From The Book Of Luke

BREAKING — The Teacher was recently spotted conversing with a man who requested help dividing a family inheritance. It is noted Jesus shows more concern towards the selfish desire of  accumulating wealth than the division of it, as represented by His response: “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions.” Continue reading

Jesus’ Mission On The Move!

Jesus' Mission on the move

Post #9 – As Reported From The Book Of Luke

BREAKING —  Headlines abound as reports surge in regards to Jesus’ chosen Twelve. It seems Jesus gave them power and authority to drive out demons, cure diseases, heal the sick, and proclaim the Good News on their own.

The sad news, however, is Herod the tetrarch ordered John the baptist beheaded. Then, upon hearing what the Son of God was accomplishing,  Herod tried to see Jesus due to rumors that John had resurrected as The Christ. Continue reading

Jesus, Women, & Drowning Pigs!

Jesus, women, and drowning pigs

Post #8 – As Reported From The Book Of Luke

BREAKING — Amid the miracles preformed by the teacher Jesus, it has been confirmed John the baptist just sent two disciples to Jesus with this specific question:  “Are you the one who is to come, or should we expect someone else?”

The Son of God’s quoted response is as follows: “…The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is proclaimed to the poor. Blessed is anyone who does not stumble on account of me.”

In conjunction with experts agreeing Jesus’ actions speak for themselves, when the people hear Jesus’ words even tax collectors concur – God’s way is right! Continue reading