Articles Tagged 'Incarnation' (Page 2)

Something Greater to Come

Waiting for the Lord to come and realizing that his coming is clothed in love.

Phillip Morrison reminds us that waiting and Christmas and Advent involve waiting and the wait is worth the effort when the desire of our hearts comes and fills us with his love.

Who Doesn't Love Baby Jesus?

It is hard to believe at Christmas, but there are those who do not love baby Jesus.

Baby Jesus seems so sweet and lovable, but there are those that do not love him. And sometimes that even includes some of us.

Through the Keyhole of Grace

What can we learn about God by looking at Jesus?

Phil Ware compares Jesus to a keyhole through which we look at God and the closer we get to Jesus the more clearly we see God.

Tiny Enough for All of Us

Before we put Jesus away with our Christmas ornaments, let's pause for...

Phil Ware has one more Christmas thought to place in our hearts before we lose Jesus in the New Year!

The Parable of the Birds

This white Christmas revels more than a snowman.

Phillip Morrison talks about the incarnation of God in human flesh in Jesus and the parable of the birds to explain why God had to do it.

Peruvian Homecoming

Boots on the ground and knees in the dirt incarnation — nothing less will do!

Phil Ware writes about his latest trip to the Peruvian Orphanage (called Sagrada Familia) and Gladys and Arecelli.

Lose One and You're Done

What's true about the NCAA Basketball Tourney and life?

Phi Ware reminds us that while the one and done principle is true in much of life, Jesus changed it for us in regard to sin.

Do You Know Who I Am?

People of power and influence want others to know it. Not Jesus.

Jesus does not look down on us from a position above us. Instead, he came to live among us.

The Story: U!

So we know a lot about Jesus' birth, but what does it mean?

Phil Ware gets us back into The Story by taking us to Jesus' birth and looking from the prologue of the Gospel of John to try to understand what it means.

Thank You, Jesus!

What else can you say, but thank you?

Phil Ware shares a collection of Scriptures that talk about the significance of Jesus' birth.

I AM: God's Handwritten Messages from Heaven - Bottom Line Faith

Some things you have to believe or you have nothing worth believing in!

Phil Ware continues his series on I AM, God's handwritten messages from heaven and focuses on the bottom line faith requirement -- Jesus is God come in human flesh.

More than Words

God spoke His greatest message with just one Word!

Phil Ware talks about why he and about 100 others go to Peru each year when it costs so much.

Romantic Faith

How can faith be romantic?

Rubel Shelly shares insight on the difference between Jewish thinking and Graeco-Roman thinking and how impacts the way we view Christian faith which should be romantic faith.

Communion and Christmas

What does all of this mean ... to you and me ... today?

Danny Sims shares insights into what God is saying in Jesus using the Communion we share at Christmas.

Face of God?

How do we recognize God when He shows up in our world?

Phil Ware takes an incident of love and laughter with his foster grandson and learns a powerful insight into God, who chose to let us see his face and hear his voice in Jesus.

Dancing for Immanuel

Too small to see, but too great to miss!

Phil Ware begins a short series called When Spirit Becomes Flesh focusing on the birth of Jesus, the incarnation of God among his creatures, and the wonders of Christmas.

SpiritFire - Unity of the Spirit?

Why is unity such a big deal?

Phil Ware continues his series on SpiritFire and challenges us to look at the importance of the unity of the Spirit.

C2K - Living Words

Show me, I'm tired of just hearing talk!

Phil Ware continues his C2K or church to Kingdom series emphasizing that our message must be lived, displayed, and demonstrated and not just spoken.

Solving the Big Mystery

When is the last time you stared into the face of God?

Ron Rose talks about Amy who went to Mother Teresa's Dying Destitutes and found that by touching the broken and dying you looked into the face of God, and we can do the same if we take the time to draw close

Don't Forget to Wish for the Best

When was the last time you sat down with the

Rick Brown finds a Black Friday experience that pushes him back to the real meaning of Christmas and the old Sears Wish Book.

Incarnational?

Surely Jesus is talking about something other than evangelism?

Phil Ware continues his LifeWORDS series and shares Jesus' Great Commission as a call to incarnational ministry and not just evangelism.

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.

Making God Touchable

Have you touched someone in the name of Jesus, lately?

Phil Ware talks about making God touchable and how we share the touch of Jesus with others.

Big Fish and Lost Worms

God sent his Son to where we were.

Jesus did the difficult thing when he left heaven and came to earth. He did it because that was where we were.

Because We Are Human

What is the purpose of God sending Jesus?

Tom Norvell looks at our humanity and sees behind it all our need for Jesus.