MIND

Jesus True and Only

The Songs We Sing: The True & Only One

“And [Jesus] is the head of the body, the church. He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent.”  - Colossians 1:18 Any time that Jesus is described with a word in the Scriptures, it’s probably really important for us to know what that word means.  Do we realize the significance of that word preeminent?…

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Perfectly In Charge

“All these are empowered by one and the same Spirit, who apportions to each one individually as he wills.” 1 Corinthians 12:11 Absolute power in the hands of a perfectly loving, giving, and gracious God is a wonderful thing to behold. As a part of God’s perfect rule, one of the cool things He does is to give each follower of Jesus…

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The Gift Giver

“To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good.” 1 Corinthians 12:7 The Holy Spirit is very real – very personal. He’s present with followers of Jesus (dwells in us). He’s our Counselor (that’s good, because life can be challenging to navigate at times). He’s our Comforter (because life can just be hard to walk out). AND –…

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It’s Good To Know

“Now concerning spiritual gifts, brothers, I do not want you to be uninformed. You know that when you were pagans you were led astray to mute idols, however you were led. Therefore I want you to understand…” 1 Corinthians 12:1-3 It’s always a nice thing to know what’s going on. Trying to figure things out in life “on the fly” is confusing, frustrating,…

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Not Too Big

The logic and brain activity of kids simply intrigues me.  I’m sure I was off the charts and odd very often, although I choose to remember how brilliant I always was instead. I got back after a week of being away from my five amazing kiddos to find myself engaged in random, funny, odd, and out-of-the-box conversations.  Amongst all of them, there…