Articles Tagged 'Dead'

Dead Wood Burning

Are you dead enough to catch on fire?

Mike Barres challenges us to die to self so we can catch fire with the Spirit of the Lord.

Shown Alive by the Scars

Why were the scars so important to the early disciples' faith?

Phil Ware looks at Jesus' showing his disciples the scars on his hands and side to prove he was alive, resurrected from the dead.

This Is What I Told You ...

What difference does it make that Jesus knew and did it anyway?

Phil Ware continues his series of articles based on Jesus' LifeWORDS, the words he spoke after his resurrection. This week the focus is upon Jesus knowing and predicting he would be crucified and raised and what difference does it make to us today.

My Brothers!

How could He see so much more in them than they had ever demonstrated?

Phil Ware shares insight in his LifeWORDS series on the resurrection sayings of Jesus and how Jesus forgave and empowered his failures, his disciples, by this forgiveness.

James

How can the younger brother of Jesus help us find our way to hope?

Phil Ware lets us journey with James, the half brother of Jesus, through the cross and resurrection to find our way to hope and confidence about our future.

Move On!

What time is in it in your life?

Sarah Stirman reflects on relationships, Thanksgiving and the book of Exodus and our need to move on.

Sharing Her Grandpa

Now this is what it means to care like family!

Rubel Shelly tells a story about a granddaughter named Avery who shared her grandpa with a little boy alone on grandparents' day at her school.

The Dance of Life!

Are you going through life like a zombie?

Ron Rose talks about sleep walking through life like zombies and how we were made to find life and dance with joy and help others do the same.

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.

Faith Awaiting a Dawn

What happens when the sun rises on Sunday?

Phil Ware shares insight on the resurrection of Jesus on Easter, and how Mary calls Jesus Lord when she doesn't know he is raised and how the beloved disciple saw the death clothes of Jesus and believed.

No Room for Death?

Is there room beyond the cemetery plot for you?

Patrick Odum compares the lack of vacancy in a French cemetery and a law forbidding people to die to the hope we have in the resurrection of Jesus.

A Far Country

How can we protect them?

Letting a child go is a scary thing and when they hurt or they are killed or they go through a traumatic experience, it awful for the parent, so all we can do is ask that God be present and real for them.

Cutting Loose the Dead Weight

Why do we hang on to it when it weighs us down?

Light a stuck anchor prevents a boat from advancing or moving, so we often get stuck in our pasts and can't go forward until we get rid of the dead weight that weighs us down and holds us back.

Eyes Open?

Are you keeping your eyes shut to life?

So often we die long before our bodies do because we live our lives with our eyes shut.

The Master Gardener

What's growing in your personal flower beds?

God is the master gardener and works in our lives to get rid of what is dead and overgrown.

Easter Is Already Here!

What do you mean, Easter comes more than once per year?

Jesus' tomb was simple and unadorned, yet the place everything changed for all of us.