God came in the flesh. BELIEVE!

God came in the flesh. Believe!

Faith That God Was Made Flesh

     Do you have trouble believing God came to earth to dwell among us, dressed in the flesh of mankind? Some people may wish they have eternal life, hoping earth is not all there is for us. The apostle John states we can know we have it, based on God’s Word.

     God himself tells us in the book of 1 John, that He came to us in the body of Jesus Christ. And His coming was a gift, so that whosoever believes in Jesus will have eternal life with Him in heaven. Read the Good News, shared by John: Continue reading

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Jesus is knocking on Your door.

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Last week, I used  Revelation 3:20 to explain that Jesus wants to know YOU:

Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me.

I also shared other Bible verses proclaiming Jesus is always here for us.  He offers love and comfort, and His message proclaims truth: If we believe and have faith, we are set free from our sins.

This week, I want to break down the meaning of each section in Revelation 3:20. Continue reading

Jesus wants to know YOU!

Jesus wants to know you!

Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me. Revelation 3:20

Like a delivery man tap-tap-tapping  on your front door waiting for you to answer; Jesus lets you know He is available. And the gift Jesus offers is certain: you will be set free from sin Continue reading

The BIBLE

The Bible

The B-I-B-L-E/
Yes, that’s the book for me/
I stand alone on the Word of God/
the B-I-B-L-E/

Do your remember that little song from Sunday School class? As a child, I enjoyed singing it because the tune is cute and we would sing the phrase over and over. As an adult, I like the song because it makes a clear statement.

Reading God’s Word daily, reinforces the great love He has for us Continue reading

God Loves Those Who Follow Him!

God loves those who follow Him!

The story of Ruth tells us God accepts all who believe in Him.

Ruth was a Moabitess.  Lot, nephew of Abraham, had an incestuous relationship with both of his daughters after they each got him drunk and slept with him.  His oldest daughter became pregnant and  gave birth to their son, Moab. Continue reading

John Knew Jesus Is God!

Find out how John knew Jesus is God

Jesus Proclaims Himself In The Gospel Of John

From the very beginning, John was drawn to Jesus. John is represented in the Gospels as being closer to Jesus than any other disciple. He refers to himself as “the disciple Jesus loved.”

John is the son of Zebedee, both are fisherman. Along the shore of the Sea of Galilee they prepared nets in their boat with John’s brother James. The Bible tells us: Without delay he [Jesus] called them, and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired men and followed him. Mark 1:20 Continue reading

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

12 Famous People Who Believe!

12 famous people who believe.

12 Famous People who state the Bible makes a difference in their lives.

From scientists to presidents, artists to celebrities, all believers in Christ accept the importance of God’s Truth:

Revelation 1:3 Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it and take to heart what is written in it, because the time is near. Continue reading

5 Christian Truths!

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1 John 5:13 I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life.

Biblical history reveals the Apostle John wrote 1 John somewhere between A.D. 85 and 90. Because John was an eyewitness to the life, death and resurrection of Christ, John wrote with authority all that he saw and heard. In the book he specifies five truths all Christians believe. Continue reading

Jesus Gives Victory!

Jesus gives victory!

After Jesus Christ resurrected, the new church was quick to expand. His new followers called Christians, had the mission of spreading the Good News: Jesus has authority over death! Their greeting to each other reflected this truth.

When two Christians would meet, one would say: “He is risen.” The other would respond with: “He is risen, indeed!” Today, that exchange is often repeated by pastor and congregation in church services throughout the world. What a beautiful public acknowledgment demonstrating we believe in the hope Jesus promises. Continue reading