Did Jesus Come to Atone For Our Sins or to Show Us How to Live and Love?

Feb 24, 2020

The end of Jesus’s earthly life certainly ends in his death on the cross, His resurrection and His eternal life in God in Heaven. And we’ve taken that to mean that He had to die to atone for mankind’s “original sin,” to redeem the choice Adam and Eve made in Eden to disobey God. Personally, […]

Journey to Love

Feb 17, 2020

I did a 30-day apprenticeship with Jesus in November last year following a book of the same name[1] by Gary W. Moon. There were readings every day plus a focus issue or question. It was a deeply felt study that revealed a lot of what is still going on within me—impatience and anger especially, but […]

Love

Feb 10, 2020

Jesus’s two great commandments tell us to love God with all of ourselves and to love our neighbor as (we love) ourselves. He added, “On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.”[1] The two commandments also summarize all His teaching.  to follow Jesus, we need to understand what it means to love. […]

Prayer

Feb 03, 2020

“Prayer is not primarily saying words or thinking thoughts. It is, rather, a stance. It’s a way of living in the Presence, living in awareness of the Presence, and even enjoying the Presence.”[1]   So often I think that we limit prayer to just another ”should” in our lives. “I should pray for myself and […]