the things we wear: surrender

Whenever we see the phrase 'eternal life,' it's not talking about life after death, it's talking life before death. It’s talking about a life that's abundant, deep, and full.

This week it’s a sermon exploring how one of the things Jesus says we need to do to enter into that life is to 'look at our knuckles' and ask: what am I holding on to that I need to let go of?

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Nicholas Coates
sandwiches and stewards of life and love

there is a movement to grace: God comes into our sickness, our brokenness, and deaths, takes us by the hand, lifts us up out of it, and leads us back into health, back into wholeness, and back into life as it was meant to be. The question it leaves us with is 'how will we be stewards of that life and love?'

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what we do with our power

We all have power. Whether its our words, actions, presence, or how we spend our money, we all have the ability to influence the people and world around us. The question is: how do we use that power? Do we use it for our own benefit or do we use it for the benefit of the people and world around us? 

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how'd you do?

Jesus was big into questions. He asked 183 of them and only answered 3. Whats up with that? Maybe its the questioning, and not the answering, that leads us deeper into the kind of life we're meant to have.

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