Posts with the tag “eternal”

The Incomparable Gift
by Ed Newton on December 21st, 2023
"For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life." - John 3:16   As we approach the Christmas season, our hearts naturally turn to thoughts of gifts. We make lists, exchange presents, and delight in the joy of giving and receiving. While this is a beautiful aspect of the holiday, it's crucial to remember the most exc...  Read More
Beyond Our Understanding
by Ed Newton on December 10th, 2023
"For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts." - Isaiah 55:8-9   Have you ever prayed for something and wondered why God didn't grant your request when you wanted it? It's a common experience that often leaves us questioning His timing. The ...  Read More
Choosing Life in Christ
by Ed Newton on August 2nd, 2023
"I call heaven and earth as witnesses today against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live." - Deuteronomy 30:19   In the journey of life, we are faced with a crucial choice: are we going to embrace life in Christ or succumb to the grip of sin and death? Let's explore the profound benefits of choosing...  Read More
Turning to God for Lasting Fulfillment
by Ed Newton on July 23rd, 2023
“You open your hand and satisfy the desires of every living thing." - Psalm 145:16   In our search for satisfaction and temporary relief, we often turn to various things in the hope of finding fulfillment. But deep within us, there is a longing that can only be satisfied by God. Let's reflect on what we are turning to for temporary pleasure and remind ourselves that true satisfaction can only be f...  Read More
Because His Love
by Ed Newton on March 28th, 2023
“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life.” - John 3:16  Yesterday, we discussed a concept that is contrary to the way we naturally think. When it comes to salvation, rewards, or blessings, our minds start thinking the way they do with everything else we try to obtain: we have to earn everything. To be gifted someth...  Read More
Specific Way
by Ministry Support on July 24th, 2022
“Jesus said, ‘I am the Way and the Truth and the Life. No one can go to the Father except by me.’” - John 14:6   As we confirmed yesterday, Jesus is the singular way to heaven. Despite the fact that there are many varying religions, many varying beliefs, and many varying schools of thought, heaven and hell are real places. Not only are they real places, but they are also the only two eternal desti...  Read More
Singular Way
by Ministry Support on July 23rd, 2022
“Jesus said, ‘I am the Way and the Truth and the Life. No one can go to the Father except by me.’” - John 14:6   There are many different religions and beliefs in the world. Some people believe after death there is heaven and hell. Some people believe when you die, your soul doesn’t go anywhere…that is just the end of the road. Some people believe you are reincarnated and come back as an animal or...  Read More
Heirs of Heaven
by Ministry Support on July 21st, 2022
“If we are children of God, we will receive everything He has promised us. We will share with Christ all the things God has given to Him. But we must share His suffering if we are to share His shining-greatness.” - Romans 8:17   As children of God, we are blessed. We have received the greatest gift of all, eternal life spent in heaven with Him. We are blessed with mercy, grace, and love. As we tal...  Read More

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