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John 17:20 | Unity with the Church

Jesus prayed for the believers who would follow after him even 2,000 years later. It is an awesome idea to recognize that Jesus was thinking of me when he was in his earthly ministry. In the prayer recorded in John 17 for […]


John 16:1 | Trouble from God?

In the days before Jesus is arrested and killed he spent time preparing the disciples for what was about to happen. They did not understand and had even become depressed at how things were working out for their Messiah ( God’s Failure […]


John 15:1 | I Can’t Wait for Spring

Jesus used the branch and vine analogy to explain how our relationship with him should work. Jesus is the vine and we are the branches. “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does […]


John 16:13 | The Perfect Helper

Jesus knew exactly what he was doing when he was executing his earthly ministry. He was spending time with his Father and because of that he knew the mission. His disciples seemed clueless and were surprised by every big move Jesus made. […]

1 Peter

1 Peter 1:15 | We are Set Free to be… Holy?

The Bible is referenced sometimes as the Holy Bible. The word itself is odd and does not have many use cases outside of the church. What does holy mean exactly? Simply stated the word means “set apart”. Read more to understand how […]


Hebrews 2:14 | Jesus was Human too

We often talk about Jesus as a great prophet or leader or some master Sherpa that has all the right answers. The famous WWJD, what would Jesus do, question still finds meaning for many people trying to figure out life and how […]

Christmas John

John 19:7 | The Greatest Gift

The weeks leading up to Christmas are busy. Wrapping up school before the break begins, winding down projects at work, or beginning the always insane shopping season for gifts are just starters. In the quiet before sleep at the end of a […]

Matthew -

Matthew 9:13 | Avoid the Awkward

Jesus did not act as many people might expect, he certainly did not act as the people of his own time expected. Jesus challenged everyone around him. He challenged the sinner to stop sinning and he challenged the religious to stop being […]


Mark 11:23 | Move those Mountains

At Church the Pastor is encouraging the individuals of the Church to “partake” in the Church (2 Peter 1:3-4 ESV). One of the illustrations of the energy, time, and effort needed to be involved in the Church comes from Mark 11:23. This […]