Jesus is the image of the invisible God. This is one of the most foundational parts of Christianity and perhaps the single most important truth in the world. There are many deceptive pictures of God, but understanding and knowing Jesus is central to finding the true picture of God.
Tagged as Deception, fear, Image, Invisible, Trust
Tagged as Emmaus, faith, fear, following, Suffering
Sometimes in life, Faith is an intellectual issue. However, sometimes faith comes after following Jesus. In this sermon, Seth talks to us about examples of people following Jesus and then having faith. He also talks about what it looks like for our faith to grow.
Tagged as Contact, fear, Individualism, Judgment, relationships, space
All of us long for deep contact with God and with others. Yet, fear of judgment and having no space in our lives to develop deep contact hinder us when trying to find deep contact with others. God wants us to know that we need not fear judgment to make space in our lives for contact with Him and others.
Tagged as Denial, fear, Gospel, Love, Military messiah, non-violence, prophecy, Suffering for Christ
The Apostle Peter had to learn the hard way how to follow Jesus. His three denials of Christ—and then three affirmations of love—marked the major turning point away from fear and toward imitating Christ.
Tagged as fear, Love enemies, Nonviolent resistance, Peace, Pray for enemies, violence
When we experience the peace of God, it frees us from fear and the temptation to take matters into our own hands.
Tagged as destruction, fear, Haiti, Haiti earthquake, prophecy
Jesus warned his disciples about the coming destruction of the temple. This prophecy was fulfilled in 70 AD. Yet there are timeless truths to be found in this text regarding what it means to prepare for what lies ahead of us.