Come to Jesus, the Bread of Life

Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst. (‭John‬ ‭6‬:‭35‬ ESV) I have a daily relationship with food. In fact, I typically eat multiple times every day. I eat and feel satisfied, but in a matter of hours I begin to feel hungry again. That’s how my relationship with Jesus is. Some people mistakenly think that “coming to Jesus” is just describing the moment that a person gets saved, as if that one moment is… Read More

Building Endurance for the Race of Life

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, (‭Hebrews‬ ‭12‬:‭1‬ ESV) This morning I was talking with a friend who said he was “just getting back into running.” When asked how far he ran last night he replied: “Six miles.” Clearly his version of “getting back into running” is different than mine. Training for a marathon is entirely different than training for… Read More

One Life to Give

I tell you the truth, unless a kernel of wheat is planted in the soil and dies, it remains alone. But its death will produce many new kernels—a plentiful harvest of new lives. (John 12:24 NLT) When He said these words, not only was Jesus referring to His own life being laid down, in order for many to be raised to new life; He also revealed a principle that applies to my life today. If I will lay down my life for Jesus and for others, the result will be a life… Read More