Tag Archives: Jesus

Transformed

Transformed = Rejection, Pain + Discomfort.

Jesus was transformed on a mountain, but in the process learned that lasting transformation would include rejection, pain and discomfort.

Finding a Hidden God on AndyBondurant.com

How to Find a Hidden God.

God is good, but He is not always understandable. Sometimes God does things that make no sense. Sometimes God is hidden when we need Him most.

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Power Over Fear? Just Keep Moving.

We all have an inner critic using fear to drive us toward bad decisions. The answer to quieting that critic is faith. We can increase our faith by showing up and moving scared.

Healing of Man Born Blind by El Greco

You’re not blind, but can you see?

There is a difference between having sight and being able to see. If you see Jesus for who he really is, there is only one option – worship.

Jesus is in your boat. Photo by Joel Vodell on Unsplash

Jesus in your boat.

Jesus has called you up to greater things. Those things are probably exciting but scary too. Good news, Jesus is in your boat!

Called up to greater things

Called up to Greater Things

You‘ve been picked out and invited in by Jesus, but the best news is you‘ve also been called up to greater things. Now, who will you call up?

Invited in. You are invited into community.

You are invited in!

Jesus picked you out, but he didn’t end there. Jesus also invited you in to community. He wants you to have relationship with him and others.

You are picked out by Jesus!

Picked out. Invited in. Called up.

Jesus consistently treated people in this way: He picked people out. He invited them in. Jesus called people up. He does it for you today.

Photo of communion or the bread and the wine by James Coleman on Unsplash.com

Communion: Graham Crackers and Juice Boxes?

Why does communion matter? It is much more than just the bread and the wine. It’s about covenant, but it also is all about the bread and wine.

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Judah: A 180 degree change

the narrative shows Joseph and Judah’s lives paralleled. Just as Joseph was physically enslaved and imprisoned, Judah was emotionally and spiritually enslaved and imprisoned. As Joseph is finding freedom physically, so is Judah spiritually. As Joseph is working to save his family, so is Judah. As Joseph is finding redemption, so is Judah.