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2010 Expecting the Spirit

Galatians 3:13-14 is an extremely powerful statement that clearly defines what Jesus worked so hard (to the point of His own death) to put in place for us: Christ purchased our freedom [redeeming us] from the curse (doom) of the Law [and its condemnation] by [Himself] becoming a curse for us, for it is written [...]

2010 Experiencing the Spirit

As I’ve prayed and sought the direction that we are to go this year, I’ve heard one word: “experiential.” 2010 is to be a year in which we experience the things that God has made available to us as His children. He doesn’t mean to merely understand, for example, that we are priests, prophets, and [...]

Christian Maturity

The word “mature” conveys many images to our minds, but in all instances they somehow embody the idea of “fully developed.” Thus a mature Christian is one who is fully developed in regard to…? The book of Hebrews answers this question clearly: ”Concerning this we have much to say which is hard to explain, since [...]

Christianity is a Relationship

Jacob’s Well Bible Study Christianity is a Relationship Christianity is not a religion. A religion is a set of human rules, dogmas, and traditions that dictate one’s behavior relative to deity. Christianity is not a life-style, because again, a life-style is based on human dogma and traditional behavior. Jesus came to free us from the [...]