Tag Archives: Eternal Life

Life in abundance

John 10:1-18 As you read this morning’s scripture, notice Jesus didn’t say that he came in order that people would have an abundance. Jesus came so that we would have “life” abundantly. Materialism only leads us away from God and … Continue reading

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Living water

John 4:1-26 As spring time draws near, so too do the plans of back yard gardeners who look forward to planting vegetables and flowers. In the hot summers months that follow, it becomes easy to recognize plants that are thirsty … Continue reading

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The race of faithfulness

1 Corinthians 9:24-27 The Olympic Games feature men and women accomplishing great feats of skill, strength and courage. As captivating as these sports are, none of the athletes reached the world’s most spectacular event by accident. Each participant spent countless … Continue reading

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Treasure in heaven

Matthew 19:16-30 In ancient times, it was believed that wealth was a sign of God’s favor. Today, such a notion is known as the prosperity gospel. It is a false teaching, yet many people buy into it. With the prosperity … Continue reading

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The power to preach

1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 When Paul arrived in Thessalonica, most of the citizens had not yet heard of Jesus. Paul’s message was unlike any other they heard before.  Some might have thought him crazy to believe so earnestly a story of … Continue reading

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What must I do?

Mark 10:17-31 What must I do to inherit eternal life? This is a question much like that asked by so many people today. “What must I do to make it into heaven?” The rich man in the text told Jesus … Continue reading

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Inheriting the Kingdom

Mark 10:17-27 The rich young man doesn’t understand. Even as he kept the commandments, he just can’t bear to separate himself from his worldly possessions in order to follow Jesus. Instead of inheriting eternal life, he went away dejected. He … Continue reading

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