from John 1:1-18
Do you ever stop to think of the power of your words? Words have the power to create, and they have the power to destroy. Words have the power to uplift and they have the power to tear down, to heal and to wound…
As we begin our “Summer Reading” series through the Gospel of John, we are invited to encounter the power of One Word in particular…the fullness of the wisdom, and knowledge, and purpose, and creativity of God wrapped up in the flesh…Jesus.
What does it mean that this Word was spoken into the darkness? What does it mean that this Word is spoken into YOUR darkness?
from John 20:1-18
We have a great tendency to hope for things that will not last. Sure, like the end of the week, they may bring relief or rest for a brief period of time, but ultimately they are as fleeting as Fridays.
What if, instead of hoping for temporary newness, and the wrong kind of resurrection…you dare to believe that Jesus brings lasting hope and a new life that will not spoil or fade?
Imagine the possibility.
Jesus is RISEN!
w/ Vern Collins
from Matthew 6:16-18
In God’s economy things tend to work backwards. Things seem counterintuitive to the way the world works…which is probably exactly why we need to consider it!
In week 2 of our series we consider how emptying yourself might just be the thing that allows you to be filled.
w/ Jeff McClain