Jesus came to give us life in abundance, but the problem is that we were all born orphans, estranged from our heavenly Father. There is nothing like the orphan mindset's ability to bring a blockage to you experiencing everything Jesus has for you. It creates a false, self perpetuating reality that seems to validates its own existence. Find out more this week.
Judas had been with Jesus for 3 years and witnessed many incredible things. He looked like any of the other 12 and even participated in the miracles, seeing people healed, delivered, and set free. He even quit his job and rearranged his life to follow Jesus and yet betrayed Him. There was no question that he made sacrifices. But God isn't looking for sacrifice, He's looking for your heart....your whole heart.
The crowd started following Jesus because they saw the signs of healing He was doing. Later that same crowd sees the multiplication of bread and fish, but when they catch back up to Jesus He rebukes them, saying that they weren't following Him because they saw the signs, but because they got their bellies fed. What happened between the first sign and the last sign that caused such a dramatic shift? Find out this week!
Believers are a unique and soverign mix of 3 primary gift mixes described in the bible in Romans 12, 1 Cor. 12, and Eph.4. You have been created by God to fulfill a specific purpose in conjunction with other unique believers who you are called to assemble and run together with.