Posts with the tag “engage”
by Curt Dodd on July 19th, 2023
Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep. (Romans 12:15) When was the last time your heart was broken? Maybe, it is because you are not being asked the right question. Maybe, it is because you are a casual observer. You see, tears are part of the walk with Christ. Unfortunately, many of us just want to be self-contained. We don't want to let someone in on what we are feeling. If...
by Curt Dodd on June 19th, 2023
Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God. (1 Peter 4:1-2)As believers, our lives should be different from everyone else who is not a believer. Your life, because Jesus has saved yo...
Come and See
by Curt Dodd on April 1st, 2023
When the two disciples heard him say this, they followed Jesus. Turning around, Jesus saw them following and asked, “What do you want?” They said, “Rabbi” (which means “Teacher”), “where are you staying?” “Come,” he replied, “and you will see.” So they went and saw where he was staying, and they spent that day with him. It was about four in the afternoon. (John 1:37-39) After Jesus was baptized,...
Don’t Stay on the Sidelines
by Curt Dodd on February 22nd, 2023
Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it. (1 Corinthians 9:24)If you have ever played sports, you know how frustrating and almost painful it can be to be stuck on the sidelines when you want to be playing in the game. No one wants to get benched; everyone wants a piece of the action. They want to be contributing to aid the t...
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