We are heirs , members, sharing in God’s promises. God can still work through us in our struggles and sins.
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Jesus was a rule breaker. We try to confine God on a print of paper. We have a society that love to marginalize people but God calls us to love everyone. Are we loving like Jesus? We need to love people when others will not because we are being like Jesus.
What would you do if you knew you had 38 minutes left to live? Things would have been much different. You would prioritize things a very different way.
Allow the cross to shape the decisions that we make every day. We all make mistakes because we are humans and we are not perfect. “I have seen two things which I cannot reconcile: A man dead without question, and that same man alive again” As servants we are called to: Imitate our Lord Be…
Everyone to be an expert in the book of Philemon. When reading the bible we will look at: Historical and cultural context. Author’s intent. Themes and literary tools: Sarcasm & Irony: 1 King 18:27, Gal 5:12, Philemon Literal: Ex 20, Rev 21:8 Symbolic: Jn 14:6 Poetic: Psalms ß onomatopoeia (e.g. “pop”) Textual references. http://www.ottawacoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/messsage-20180225.mp3Podcast: Play in…
God called each and every disciple to go and help others to become disciples. Unity is key to accomplishing this mission.
God said that the things he want to do for us is more than we can understand or imagine. We can’t have a life of victory unless we surrendered our lives over to God.