Articles Tagged 'Coming' (Page 2)

WOOHOO! Let's Do this Thing!

Is your life a little short on the adventure scale? Then come along and follow Jesus!

Lisa Mikitarian reminds us that life with the Lord really is an adventure because when we love him and are called according to his purposes then he works in our life through adventure to bless us and bring him glory.

Restored to Life: Our real Salvation

Saved every way a person can be saved

Phil Ware continues his series on Out of the Box and focusing on the big Four primal fears that Jesus helps us address and he reminds us that salvation involves a from, for, and to component and shouldn't be simply elevator theology.

Getting Ready

Are you ready?

We know that Jesus will come again. We have to get ready.

Coming Home

Have you ever wondered how God feels on his end of things?

Phil Ware shares about his son coming for Thanksgiving and it reminds him how much God must anticipate his children coming home to him.

Restoration

You can come home

Like the Israelites of old, we too can find ourselves ripped from our homes, forced to go places we don't want and become slaves to our emotions and desires. BUT we can go "home" anytime we choose restoration with our Father.

Not Quite as We Have Told It

It's not the road you think, but it's the destination you seek!

Phil Ware goes over a number of inaccuracies that have crept in to our telling of the story of Jesus at Christmas, but reminds us that the main thing is that Jesus came for everyone and the more we know the story, the more we know it is true.

Why Shepherds?

Of all the people to announce the coming of heaven's glory, why did God choose this bunch?

Phil Ware looks at the birth of Jesus and asks the very simple question: why did God reveal the birth of his Son to shepherds first?

The Thief in the Night

Don't let the signs of the times scare you!

Many try to predict when Jesus will come back. The Bible says His coming will be a surprise. The main thing we need to do is be ready to greet Him, whenever that may be.

Save Your Fork!

Save your fork ... the best is yet to come!

As Christians, we have hope because of what we are waiting, or more importantly, whom we are waiting for.

Freedom from 'The Fear'

What do you most fear?

Phil Ware continues his 7 sayings of Jesus on the Cross with the meaning of the line today of "you will be with me in paradise" and talks about the hope it brings in the face of death.

Last Hour

Are you ready?

Patrick Odum challenges all of us to live as if it is our last hour on earth.

In My Next Life

What do you want to be when ...?

Alan Smith reminds us that as tempting as it might be to be a bear, we have something much better in our future for us!

God Never Stops Calling

Have you heard his voice?

Tammy Marcelain shares about her return home to God and how it was a walk with Jesus that did it.

Everything Is Yours!

How much difference should it make in our lives to know it all is ours?

Tom Norvell remembers the words of the father to the older brother in the parable of the Prodigal son that everything the father has is his, it belongs to him.

Feeding the Monster

Are you feeding this monster?

The leader of the Girls Gone Wild empire and smut king is facing charges and problems, but the real problem is the sexual addiction that pornography causes in the lives of men and women.

Bananas and Avocados

How are we like fruit salad in marriage?

Byron talks about the differences between men and women in marriage and compares them with bananas and avocados.

Right Now!

Why do we put it off and then forget?

Mike learns to not put off prayer, but when someone has a need, he says, "Let's pray right now!"

The Devil Made Me Do It!

Who are you blaming for your messes?

We've got to be honest about our weakness and inconsistency and quit trying to blame everything on someone or something else, including satan or the devil.

What Song Will They Sing?

What will they sing when you are gone?

We miss our loved ones when they die, but we can live in such a way to make sure that we see them again.

The Motivation of the Moment

Are you full of anticipation for this event?

We should live passionately expecting the Lord's return.

Reasons to Be Thankful

How many reasons do you have to be thankful?

A terrible accident can't rob this little girl or her family of reasons to give thanks.

Homecoming

When's the last time you thought about the your ultimate homecoming?

All earthly homecomings should remind us of our ultimate joyful homecoming to God.

Echoes of Reality

Little things can remind us and echoes of reality can reach, telling us that Jesus is coming back for us and that we need to be watchful, ready, and vigilant.

Not Distracted

Are you caught up in all the rapture debate?

We mustn't be distracted by the discussions about Jesus' return and lose sight of what is crucial about our discipleship.

The Victory Foreseen

Do you realize that you've already won?

Because of Jesus' resurrection from the dead, we know that we have already won the victory.