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“There are so many theories about the Second Coming of Jesus because . . . He hasn’t come yet.”

2018-11-22T18:50:49+00:00January 6, 2019|Book Quotes|

“There are so many theories about the Second Coming of Jesus because . . . He hasn’t come yet.” TEXT: Chapter 3, Page 25 – Every Christian knows that Jesus is coming again. Right? In the New Testament, more is said about the Second Coming of Jesus than about any other topic. One verse in [...]

“This prize, the Holy Spirit, is what makes getting through the Commandment Cracker Jack even possible.”

2018-11-22T18:49:52+00:00December 23, 2018|Book Quotes|

“This prize, the Holy Spirit, is what makes getting through the Commandment Cracker Jack even possible.” TEXT: Chapter 3, Page 23 – Now let me remind you of what Jesus told Nicodemus in John 3:3 (paraphrased and amplified) – “I don’t want you to do this on your own.  I don’t want you to do [...]

“Keeping the commandments is not just about behavior, but about relationships.”

2018-11-22T18:44:32+00:00December 9, 2018|Book Quotes|

“Keeping the commandments is not just about behavior, but about relationships.” TEXT: Chapter 3, Page 22 – The third “C” stands for the Commandments. (This one may stretch you just a bit, but let’s try it.) Have you ever eaten a box of Cracker Jack? Do you remember what was in the box, besides the [...]

“This is the prime question in all of Christianity: Who is Jesus?”

2018-11-22T18:31:15+00:00November 25, 2018|Book Quotes|

“This is the prime question in all of Christianity: Who is Jesus?” TEXT: Chapter 3, age 19 – The first “C” stands for Christ. To think about this first “C,” consider our solar system. The sun stands at the center of our solar system. All nine planets (eight, if you accept the loss of Pluto [...]

“You are loved – intensely, unreservedly, sacrificially, eternally.”

2018-11-22T18:27:41+00:00November 11, 2018|Book Quotes|

“You are loved – intensely, unreservedly, sacrificially, eternally.” TEXT: Chapter 2, Page 15 – John 3:16. “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him, shall not perish, but have everlasting life.” Passionate as you are, like David, yet crying for the sins of yourself and [...]

“And the one you loved is called . . . Beloved.”

2018-10-12T14:10:59+00:00October 28, 2018|Book Quotes|

Chapter 2, Page 13 – Have you ever been in love?   Yes, me too. When my wife and I were married, we wrote our own wedding vows from the depths of our love. All of those emotionally charged words that you read in Song of Solomon, we said to each other. A lot of [...]

The world will be confused and will not be interested in hearing anything that we have to share, of whatever value, if they sense that we don’t know who we are.

2018-10-12T13:59:14+00:00October 14, 2018|Book Quotes|

Chapter 1, Page 9 – We live in momentous times in the history of this world and at a critical juncture in the history of our church. It is of paramount importance that we – as a people, as a church, and as individuals – know for ourselves who we are, why God has called [...]

Don’t be ashamed of your name. We know who you are. Don’t you know who you are?

2018-09-22T15:46:42+00:00September 23, 2018|Book Quotes|

Page 8 – “Don’t be ashamed of your name. We know who you are. Don’t you know who you are?” [Run Text: Start with Page 8, first column, line 13 – this paragraph begins “Let me tell you a story. . .” / skip lines 21-31, this paragraph / include the paragraph at the bottom [...]

I would like to pretend that we are having a very personal, face-to-face conversation.

2018-09-22T15:46:42+00:00September 2, 2018|Book Quotes|

Chapter 1, Page 7 – Hello. Come sit down next to me – right here – or in that chair across from me, if that is more comfortable. And welcome. Or, more realistically, perhaps you’re on a backpack trip and are sitting by a campfire – or on a commuter train going to work – [...]