What kind of crazy message is this? ..follow Him but hate your family and yourself?! It seems crazy because of the word hate. Jesus told us not to hate our brother but now He is telling us to?? Ya just gotta listen. It will be worth it.
Are you fishing? Are you disqualifying people or sorting the fish? What standard does Jesus use to sort anyway? Find out as we look into the Gospels and letters to the churches. We then give a report card.
We are fearfully and wonderfully made by God—with an immune system. Why is this lost in the whole discussion about Coronavirus? We had a week of VBC where we taught the kids to have a strong heart, a strong mind, and a strong body. This morning we teach it to the adults.
The fear of death has been promoted to the public and have distressed them and disheartened it. It is fear of the possible—not the likely. Sheep need to be in a herd with a shepherd. Not a hired hand. Let's look into the compassion of Jesus in this message.