Lordship of Jesus

The Lordship of Jesus – Luke 6:46

Do you call Jesus Lord? Do you obey him? Even when it is hard or inconvenient? If not, how can you really call Jesus, Lord. The Lordship of Jesus involves being obedient to his direction. It is not just honoring Jesus with our lips. It is honoring him with our lives as well.

clay jars

Loving Human Praise – John 12:43

Most people care what others think of them. We are social creatures and it is only natural that we want to be accepted by the rest of the herd. But Jesus calls us to come out of the herd and to walk with him. For many of us it is a difficult thing to stand out from the crowd; to face ridicule and derision is hard on my self esteem.

clay jars

The Exultation of Jesus – Philippians 2:5-11

One of my favorite passages of scripture is in Paul’s letter to the Philippians, which appears to be a quote of an early Christian hymn or creed.  And since Philippians was written by 62 AD, it would have indeed been an early hymn. In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus:Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. And being found in appearance as a …

Read moreThe Exultation of Jesus – Philippians 2:5-11

clay jars

Jesus: Wanted Dead, or Alive?

Do I act as though Jesus was alive and involved in my life? Or do I act as though he were dead and not a part? Now of course as a Christian I am going to claim the first; he is alive and he is active in my life. But is that really how I act?