Monthly Archives: October 2013

100% Jesus – 88

From yesterday: It isn’t easy being judged by your own brothers and sisters in Christ.  It isn’t easy being rejected because your message is unpopular.  It isn’t easy for millions of Christians throughout the world whose lives hang in the … Continue reading

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100% Jesus – 87

It Really Isn’t Easy  If we are persecuted by other believers who question our Christian commitment or reject our work, we are surprised.  When the world attacks us because of our relationship with and to Jesus, we can become discouraged.  … Continue reading

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100% Jesus – 86

Avoid the Persecution Pitfall When the Lord’s people are persecuted by other believers, the mission of the church suffers, but it is important to recognize some or our suffering can be self-imposed, or wrongly interpreted.  The term “martyr complex” may … Continue reading

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100% Jesus – 85

From yesterday: What is most interesting is, the first and last of these three causes come from within the faith community.  Legalists are believers, as are those who reject prophets who tell them things they don’t want to hear.  One … Continue reading

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100% Jesus – 84

Yet, if we must suffer, we still might question the teaching of the Beatitude.  Sure, we might be persecuted.  But will we really be blessed through suffering?  Such a proposition begs a closer examination. The Big Because Jesus’ final subject … Continue reading

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100% Jesus – 83

From Yesterday…”I love the words of Howard B. Gross in his Hymn, “Give of Your Best to the Master”: “Jesus has set the example, dauntless was He young and brave.”  The only way life could have been easy for Jesus … Continue reading

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100% Jesus – 82

Jesus Set the Example  In our day of participatory leadership and consensus building, we preach that no one is indispensable.  But when it comes to God’s plan of salvation, Jesus was the only One in a position to fulfill it.  … Continue reading

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