Monthly Archives: January 2014

Jesus – What You Need to Know – 32

Have you ever had a soul-mate?  If I understand the term correctly, I have had two.  One was a cousin I used to run with when I was a kid.  We only saw each other in the summer and at … Continue reading

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Jesus – What You Need to Know – 31

What is Love? It is hard to recognize a lover if we can’t define love.  One of the most disheartening narratives I witness in ministry is the effect misguided love, or the absence of love has on children as they … Continue reading

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Jesus – What We Need to Know – 30

The song “Jesus, Lover of My Soul” was written by Charles Wesley.  There is a tradition he wrote it while fleeing some attackers who disagreed with his Christian doctrine in the parish of Killyleagh, County Down, Ireland.  At one point … Continue reading

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Jesus – What You Need to Know – 29

Lover of My Soul – Matthew 23:37 Jesus can be harsh with those He loves.  Can you accept this truth? We have a hard time reconciling discipline with love or criticism with compassion in our culture.  It is easier to … Continue reading

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Jesus – What You Need to Know – 28

Have you ever considered your service to the Lord to be an incarnation?  Perhaps you have never used this specific word but you may have heard these words from the Apostle Paul:  “All this is from God, who reconciled us … Continue reading

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Jesus – What You Need to Know – 27

The Church Incarnate The classic hymn, The Church’s One Foundation by Samuel Stone, contains the line “Yet she on earth hath union, with God the Three in One.” Our role as holy priests is unique to this union.  We are … Continue reading

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Jesus – What You Need to Know – 26

This brings us to an important self-revelation.  If we have been created in the image of God, and if He is undeniably incarnational in His nature, it is only natural to assume we are reflections of the same.  No, we … Continue reading

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