Why Jesus Cares So Much About Our “Eyes”

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Have you ever read a passage and thought to yourself, “I have no idea what this means!” Within Jesus’s famous Sermon on the Mount, there are a few ancient idioms that may be glossed over if we don’t dig a little deeper than a surface-level reading. Matthew 6:22-23 is one of those. 22 “The eye is…

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It’s More Than a Water Project… It’s a People Project!

“Whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” – Jesus, as quoted in John 4:14 When you take a drink of water, it feels very normal & ordinary, doesn’t it? Having access to clean…

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How Will They Hear If No One is Sent?

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How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? And how can anyone preach unless they are sent? As it is written: “How beautiful are the feet…

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Putting the “Shelter” into “Shelter-in-Place”

“You cannot shelter in place, when you have no place to shelter in.” These words have challenged us, especially during this pandemic. Yes, while we are eager for social gatherings to begin opening back up, we think of those who do not even have a home to be taking refuge in during this challenging time.…

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