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Contributed on Dec 12, 2018
I would have more joy if ________________.
Christmas 2018 Surprised by Joy I would have more joy if ____________________. Isaiah 9:1-3a NIV “Nevertheless, there will be no more gloom for those where in distress. In the past he humbled the land of Zebulun and the land of Napthali, but in the future he will honor Galilee of the Gentiles, by ...read more
Contributed on Nov 29, 2018
Shame convinces us there is no hope of ever changing or getting better.
Encounters - Conversations with Jesus The Woman Caught in Adultery December 2, 2018 John 8:2-11 NIV “At dawn he appeared again in the temple courts, where all the people gathered around him, and he sat down to teach them. 3 The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in ...read more
Contributed on Nov 8, 2018
Sometimes, we don't know how much we need Jesus, until Jesus is all we have.
Encounters – Conversations with Jesus The Woman with the Issue of Blood November 11, 2018 Luke 8:40-48 NIV Now when Jesus returned, a crowd welcomed him, for they were all expecting him. 41 Then a man named Jairus, a ruler of the synagogue, came and fell at Jesus' feet, pleading with him to come ...read more
Contributed on Nov 1, 2018
Jesus finds us even when everyone has given up on us.
Encounters - Conversations with Jesus The Demoniac November 4, 2018 • This story is told in Matthew, Mark and Luke. (Synoptic Gospels) Luke 8:1b-3 NIV The Twelve were with him, 2 and also some women who had been cured of evil spirits and diseases: Mary (called Magdalene) from whom seven demons had ...read more
Contributed on Oct 25, 2018
The worst woman from the worst town in the worst country was about to meet Jesus.
Encounters – Conversations with Jesus The Woman at the Well October 28, 2018 • This well was the Starbucks of Sychar. Women gathered there each morning not only to retrieve water, but to talk, laugh, and probably gossip about the immoral woman who lived in their village. • Only poor women came ...read more