202 results for tag: Christ-centered
In the final analysis, we are thankful not for things or a "what"-but a Who. In the ultimate and final sense, our thanksgiving is for the immeasurable grace of our Master.
Recalling his experiences in a trip to Israel, Greg retraces the steps of Jesus on the first Palm Sunday. Greg encourages us to think about the religious expectations people had of Jesus then, and now.
Let's look at “Jesus Without the Religion," by looking at Jesus, compared with the religion of his day.
Join Greg as he considers how human religious affiliations normally respond to Jesus’ gospel of peace. Where does the idea of “being better” than everyone else’s god/religion/church lead us?
There is no such thing as “good bye” with God. Instead, Jesus promises, “I will see you again.”
Just how much dirt do you need in your sand box? Greg talks about the primary lesson of the book of Ecclesiastes — experienced by Solomon, exemplified by Alexander the Great, and recorded by Johnny Cash.
We are not the final destination of God’s favor! He lavishes his gifts on us so that we in turn might pass it on. And make no mistake — there is a critical need for his grace!
Many seem to preach about a Jesus who will return to this earth because he just can’t put up with us anymore! The Second Coming is coming, but Jesus’ motivation behind his return might be a “little different” from what you’ve heard.
What does the Bible have to say about battlefield slogans and war cries? Greg explains a Christ-centered lesson we can glean from Elijah’s confrontation with 850 false prophets on Mount Carmel.
What would you think of a king who invites anyone and everyone to his son’s wedding? Join us as Greg says, “It doesn’t matter which one of the many ‘one and only true churches’ you join, flashing your membership card at the door of the wedding banquet will only get you thrown out!”
Counterfeit, knock-off watches look like the real thing, but when people buy them, the fake gold plating fades, internal mechanisms break, and soon the watch stops completely. Has someone sold you a counterfeit relationship with God?
If Hollywood made a movie about Zacchaeus, Danny DeVito might be asked to play the role of this short man who made a ton of money. The plot? Jesus loved Zacchaeus even though no one else seemed to.