We Are An Extension of GOD!

The body of CHRIST is made up of all people who worship HIM, no matter where they are. The HEAD of this body of believers is JESUS CHRIST, WHOM Paul described as “the BEGINNING, the FIRST-BORN from the dead” (Col. 1:18). At salvation, you become a part of the body—regardless of what the membership rulesContinue reading “We Are An Extension of GOD!”

How Do You Know If I Really Love Jesus?

How do we know if we really love Jesus? The Bible’s answer might surprise you. We know if we love Jesus by what we consistently (not perfectly) do and don’t do. We know this because Jesus said, “If you love me, you will keep my commandments” (John 14:15). And the apostle John echoed Jesus whenContinue reading “How Do You Know If I Really Love Jesus?”

Friends With the “Wrong” People

God gives us the community we need, not necessarily the one we want. A plate of freshly baked cookies sat neatly in the middle of the coffee table. Warm light from several lamps filled the room with a cozy glow. My wife and I sat there on the couch, looking out the bay window, awaitingContinue reading “Friends With the “Wrong” People”