You Can Experience Rest If You Give Up What You Want

There is nothing wrong with most desires that we might have. But it is hard to give up dreams for our life that we have had for years and decades in some cases, and then ask God what He desires for us. But living in God’s peace is the way to stop striving! From Rick………….


A nice reflection on part of John 10. From The Good Shepherd………..

John 10:1-21 This passage is figurative. (John 10:6) There are 8 components of the extended metaphor in this section: The shepherd is the caretaker and owner of the sheep. The sheep (flock) are the animals that the shepherd loves and cares for. The thief is the one who tries to steal the sheep away from […]

via The Good Shepherd — TLP

The Right-Now Blessings of the Kingdom of God

We don’t have to wait for heaven to receive Kingdom blessings now!

A Small Work

Christians have a sure hope of heaven. Because Jesus has paid for our sin and we have received his righteousness, we are children of God who will be with our Father forever.

That’s wonderful! But, some might ask, what’s in it for menow?

Though most Christians don’t ask this question in polite company, many have wondered. Aren’t there some tangible, present-time benefits of being a Christian? Or must we wait entirely for heaven?

We Have Left Our Home

Jesus addresses this matter with his disciples on the heels of his interaction with the rich ruler in Luke 18. The ruler wants todo somethingto inherit eternal life, and Jesus pokes his finger where it hurts.

When Jesus heard this, he said to him, “One thing you still lack. Sell all that you have and distribute to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come…

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