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My Sheep Follow Me – What Does This Mean?

A familiar praise chorus acknowledges that Jesus leads us step by step. It also says that we’ll follow Him all of our days. That’s quite a declaration!   The dictionary definition offers several definitions for the word follow: To come or go after To take as a model; imitate Obey To watch or to listen… [ read more ]

Experiencing Jesus, Prince of Peace

  All my life I’ve heard Isaiah 9:6,7 quoted during the Christmas season: “For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; and the government will rest on His shoulders; and His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.” To be honest, I’ve… [ read more ]

How E.T. Challenges My Response to Christ’s Resurrection

  Do you remember the movie “E.T.”? A clip from that movie landed in my inbox a couple of days ago, just in time for Easter. As strange as it may seem, I found it challenged my response, as a Jesus follower, to the reality of Christ’s resurrection. Why? Because sometimes it’s way too easy,… [ read more ]