Articles Tagged 'Hope'

What Happens When You Die — a Post Easter Meditation

He silently slipped out. Exited. Departed. He passed, not away, but on. Yet, on to where?

Max Lucado reminds us that Easter, Jesus' Resurrection Sunday, is not just about Jesus being raised, but our life beyond death!

Connecting Those We Know with Jesus

O, God, our hearts ache for them to know Jesus, please help us know how!

Phil Ware continues his series on 'The Andrew Effect' by focusing on connecting those we know with Jesus.

God of Fresh Starts

Hope is an olive leaf — evidence of dry land after a flood.

Max Lucado reminds us that the God of hope gives us fresh starts just as he did to Noah with the olive leaf and the dove.

ADVENT brings us TRUTH: Word Become Flesh

Phil Ware shares Scriptures and James Nored shares an inspirational video regarding the blessings and significance of Advent, Jesus' coming to earth as God in human flesh as our Savior and Lord.

ToGather: Leaving an Enduring Legacy through Christmas (December 19, 2021)

The enduring legacy we want to leave at Christmas is our lasting trust in God to deliver us from darkness and to lead us into the grace of his goodness by being present with us in Jesus!

Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware lead us in a virtual, DIY, worship through words and music using YouTube videos to call us to recognize God's great love that led Jesus to come to earth and live as one of us to save us and show us how to live.

ADVENT brings us LOVE

God chose to come to us, suffer at our hands, and sacrifice himself so we could know the depth of God's redeeming love for us.

Phil Ware shares Scriptures and James Nored shares an inspirational video regarding the blessings and significance of Advent, Jesus' coming to earth as God in human flesh as our Savior and Lord.

Christ our Hope!

You offer the invitation, and Jesus brings the blessing!

Max Lucado reminds us that Christ is our hope and that we can invite him into our lives anew, and to stay, this Christmas.

ADVENT brings us GOD

Advent is the celebration of Jesus' coming to earth as Immanuel, God with us in human flesh!

Phil Ware shares Scriptures and James Nored shares an inspirational video regarding the blessings and significance of Advent, Jesus' coming to earth as God in human flesh as our Savior and Lord.

ADVENT brings us KINGDOM

Advent is the celebration of Jesus' coming to earth and bringing God's heavenly Kingdom shown in his ministry, lived by his people, and ultimately experienced at his return!

Phil Ware shares Scriptures and James Nored shares an inspirational video regarding the blessings and significance of Advent, Jesus' coming to earth as God in human flesh as our Savior and Lord.

ADVENT brings us HOPE

Advent is the celebration of Jesus' coming to earth as the Son of God and our Savior. Inextinguishable hope is just one of the blessings of ADVENT!

Phil Ware shares Scriptures and James Nored shares an inspirational video regarding the blessings and significance of Advent, Jesus' coming to earth as God in human flesh as our Savior and Lord.

In Everything Give Thanks... in EVERYTHING!

And there I began hunting out places of worship through tears of joy in pain.

Melissa Troyer reminds us that giving thanks -- and finding reasons to give thanks -- is a decision we make every day in all circumstances, especially when it is hard to be thankful!

Communion: Passion, Pain, and Promise

Communion was intended to be an I-can't-believe-it's-me-pinch-me-I'm-dreaming invitation to sit at God's table and be served by the King himself.

Max Lucado tells about sharing communion as a boy and what it means to us now -- more than symbol, it's sacrament, a holy time of anticipation.

In His Image

My friend Kathy introduced us, and from that point on, I was dazzled.

Ron Rose shares a heart-wrenching story of a lost friend and a forgiving friend who lost friends because she dared to love as God loves.

The Hand of Hope

To see the despair without the grace is suicidal. To see the grace without the despair is upper room futility But to see them both is conversion.

Max Lucado reminds us that God's grace shows up for us daily in the nail-scarred hands that Jesus uses to rescue us and work with us through his presence in our lives.

What Is CORE? Jesus!

How do we know what passages of Scripture are most essential?

Phil Ware stops at the mid-point in his series on What is CORE to review and look forward to what is ahead.

I Doubt It: World Changers

Despite early Jewish opposition and later Roman persecution and martyrdom, their passion, conviction, and impact could not be stopped.

Phil Ware continues his series called 'I Doubt It' and focuses today on Jesus' call and promise that his eleven apostles and those that followed them would turn the world upside down with their message of good news and hope and grace.

I Doubt It: Jesus Is Risen from the Dead

Jesus is risen, and we believe because the first disciples had their doubts!

Phil Ware continues his series called 'I Doubt It' and focuses this week on Jesus having risen from death to never die again.

Eternity: Beyond Separation to Hope

When this life-altering grief and separation invade our worlds, we are left with many challenges, some seem insurmountable.

Gene Vance shares insights from his book, 'Transition to Eternity' to help us find great hope and anticipation of Eternity with Jesus!

I Doubt It: The Fields are White

Can we trust Jesus' words are as true today as they were when he said them?

Phil Ware continues his 'I doubt it!' series and looks at Jesus' promise that the fields are ready for harvest.

I Doubt It: Real Food

Can we really find genuine nourishment and satisfaction in Jesus?

Phil Ware continues his series on doubt focusing on Jesus' statement that doing the Father's will was the basis of finding fullness in life.

Comfort in any Season

How does God use us to comfort other?

Phil Ware talks about 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 and comforting others with the comfort we have received when we went through the season of mourning, grief, and pain.

Three Fires

Jesus doesn't abandon us in our fire failure.

Phil Ware reminds of three fires in the life of the apostle Peter and what they can mean for us.

Once for Him, Once for Us!

Jesus is my beloved Son. What he says not only pleases me, but it is my fullest truth.

Phil Ware reminds us that God said almost exactly the same words to his Son twice, yet he spoke the first time to affirm his Son and the second time to let us know we must listen to the Son.

The Lord is Near

The Lord longs to be near us when we feel most alone, especially in our last journey through the valley of shadows.

Phil Ware reminds us that in our darkest times the Lord, our good Shepherd, wants to be near us and make his presence known to us.

Resurrection!

Have you read the story lately? Are you celebrating life made new by our resurrected Savior?

A Bible description of Jesus' resurrection taken from a harmony of the Gospels.