The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 105

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 105: Praying for and receiving forgiveness in Jesus’s name frees you to forgive others. Photo by Debby Hudson on Unsplash “...and forgive us our sins, as we have forgiven those who sin against us. ...” Matthew 6:12 NLT Jesus teaches His disciples to ask His Father for … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 105

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 97

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 97: Before you take Communion, take time to examine your life. Photo by Firmbee.com on Unsplash Let a person examine himself, then, and so eat of the bread and drink of the cup. For anyone who eats and drinks without discerning the body eats and drinks judgment … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 97

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 96

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 96: In Communion you agree to receive His life. Photo by David Weber on Unsplash While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take and eat; this is my body.” Then he … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 96

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 94

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 94: Jesus baptizes you with the Holy Spirit. Photo by Sven on Unsplash “... I baptize you with water, but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.” –John the Baptizer teaching about the coming Messiah. Mark 1:8 NIV The Greek translated as baptize means to dip … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 94

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 88

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 88: Jesus communicates His blessings to you through practices of grace. Photo by Brett Jordan on Unsplash All the believers devoted themselves to the apostle’s teaching, and to fellowship, and to sharing in meals (including the Lord’s Supper), and to prayer. A deep sense of awe came … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 88