We all want to be in a great relationship. But great relationships don't automatically happen because we found the right person or because we made a promise. They happen when we strive to become the person we're looking for.
We were taught a lot of things growing up. Friends, parents, coaches, etc., all offered up lessons on life. Some of them were helpful. But what if we still believe a childhood lesson that is actually a myth? In this series, we make a note to self and look at a few things we wish we’d learned growing up.
I can’t believe I said that. Why did I do that? Where did that come from? Emotions can get the best of us. If we’re not careful, things like anger, lust, greed, fear, and envy can shape our actions much more than we want them to. Monitoring our behavior is not enough. We need to monitor our hearts.
Sometimes we get to places in our lives where we ask the question, “What difference does it make?” We can get there with our diets, our parenting, our habits, and our communication. We can even get there with our faith. But when Jesus showed up, he didn’t intend on business as usual. He came to make a difference.And he came for the whole world to feel that difference. So that begs the question, “What difference does it make?”Join us over the next few weeks to find out.
Following Jesus’ crucifixion, his followers expected what anyone expects after someone dies: that they would remain that way. But one of Jesus’s followers, John, gave an eyewitness account which summarized the main event surrounding Christianity: Jesus rose from the dead. In this seventh and final sign that John documents, he makes the case that Jesus is exactly who he claimed to be.