If we call ourselves Christians, our lives should be characterized by the love of Christ. Ian Leitch looks at practical ways that believers can learn to be more loving and therefore more like Christ.
The church should be a community marked by love. Ian Leitch looks at Christ’s words in John 13 and explains the importance of being a people who love like Christ loved.
The blood of Christ was the price God paid to create a church with representatives from every people group on earth. John Piper explains that the purpose of that church is unified worship.
Racial diversity among believers is not a new idea; it’s the design of God for His church. John Piper looks at God’s desire to have a church from every tribe, tongue, people and nation.
Jesus commanded His followers to love as He loved. Joe Stowell describes how Christ’s infinite love was demonstrated most clearly through His death on the cross.
The unity of the church is paramount in the mind of Jesus Christ. Joe Stowell looks at Jesus’ command to His disciples in John 13 and shows us the importance of living as one.
As the time for His crucifixion grew near, Jesus gave His disciples an important command for love and unity. Joe Stowell explains that we, too, should be living out this command.
Jesus wanted His disciples to know how to live after His ascension. Michael Easley points out that abiding, loving, and witnessing were at the core of Christ’s teaching.
In John 15, Jesus gives a pattern of love and abiding to His disciples. Michael Easley looks at what it means for followers of Jesus to abide in Him and love like He loved.
Jesus’ seventh I-Am statement in the gospel of John is that He is the vine. Michael Easley looks at what it means for a Christian to abide in the vine and bear fruit.
It’s unpopular in our culture to say that Jesus Christ is the only way to God, but Michael Easley looks at Christ’s own words claiming to be the only means of salvation.
In John 14, we read some of Christ’s last words to His troubled disciples. Michael Easley shows us the significance of putting our trust in the one who is the way, the truth, and the life.
Michael Easley explains that seeing growth in our trust of God is a sign that we’re becoming more like Jesus. Then, we see a biblical view of death and dying as we look to Jesus as the one who gives life.
Not only could Jesus perform a resurrection, He claimed to be the resurrection and the life. Michael Easley looks at the raising of Lazarus and Jesus’ powerful I-Am statement.