good news unlimited
Jesus wasn’t interested in their religious rituals or their religious pronouncements. Above everything else, Jesus was interested in mercy.
I have a very good friend who frequently says to me, “Eli, get over yourself!” I couldn’t count the number of times he has said this.
Material “stuff” is a subtle trap. We may have to get rid of it. But the stuff that can stop you from following Jesus is the “stuff” of the heart.
Receiving and giving is the law of the universe, because they are part of the very nature of God. Love receives and love gives. Love has to love.
When you trust in God, he speaks to you as one would speak to a friend. It might not be face to face, but it is always personal, honest, and caring.
In your spiritual experience, do you consider yourself more as a slave to religion, or as a friend of God? This may determine your happiness in this life.
We expect to see God in beauty, praise, and joy. We expect to see God in light. But what happens when all we see is darkness?
Our faith is never perfect. We are always falling, stumbling, and weak in how we come to Jesus. He is always quick to stand beside us in his strength.
We’re always in a hurry, and it’s easy for us to miss things. That’s why it’s so good to know that God isn’t, and he doesn’t.
It was the disciples fault that they were in this storm because Jesus had told them to wait for him. But instead, they had set out without him.