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Jesus Is For You: Who God Really Is

Jesus Is For You: Who God Really Is

Editor’s Note: Jesus Is for You, based on the bestselling book Jesus Is ____ by Judah Smith, is filled with heartfelt and honest stories that reveal what it means to experience Jesus and discover the real life He promises. What would it be like if someone were completely, 100 percent for you? The loser. The rising star. The

Prayer: Love the One Who is With You

Editor’s Note: Welcome to Sit & Listen Saturday featuring Devotionals Daily audio devotions. Enjoy reading as well as listening to your devotional today from Jesus Is ___ by Judah Smith. The One You Love In John 11, we find a moving story about three siblings: Martha, Mary, and Lazarus. Most scholars believe Martha was the oldest sibling, Mary

Jesus Is…Your Friend

Jesus went to Zacchaeus’s house and became the guest of a notorious sinner. He went to Matthew’s house and ate dinner with many tax collectors and other disreputable sinners. In full view of everyone, He hung out with today’s equivalent to pimps, prostitutes, and crackheads. In that culture, to eat with someone was to identify

Jesus Is ______: Scandalous Grace

Jesus is _____. How would you fill in that blank? That question is at the heart of a campaign The City Church launched a couple of years ago with the goal of getting Seattle to think about Jesus. Our purpose wasn’t to tell anyone what to believe. We just wanted people to get Jesus on

Sin and Other Gross Things

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog features an excerpt from The Jesus Is _______ Student Edition by popular speaker, author, and pastor Judah Smith.  Adapted from his New York Times bestselling book for adults, this compelling student edition will get younger readers thinking about what Jesus means to them and help them understand the character of Jesus. This book makes a great Bible study for

Life Is ________: To Be Loved By God

Famous philosophers of the world view life as futile, meaningless, and filled with empty pain. When asked to address the ultimate purpose of life, they have little or nothing to say beyond “do what feels good,” and “there are no absolutes” so do whatever you want without guilt. Is that really all there is to

Top 10 Tommy Nelson Christmas Gifts

This Christmas, our family is giving gifts a little differently than we have in years past. Instead of allowing our kids to circle catalog after catalog or even fill out a massive Christmas list, we sat down and got a little more intentional with them. We didn’t want Christmas to be ALL about the gifts.

Zombie Jesus (Who Is He?)

The Gospel of Matthew ends on a spectacular note. Actually, the entire final chapter is an exclamation mark celebrating the greatest victory in Jesus’s life and challenging us with a glorious future. The setting is right after Jesus’s death. The Roman government was relieved because the guy who had sparked so much civil unrest was no longer their problem. The

3 studies on jesus

3 Bible Studies on Jesus

Everyone has an opinion about Jesus. It seems most people are interested in knowing more about him whether they believe he is the son of God or not. Small group leaders, here are 3 studies on Jesus that you and your small group might want to check out. 1. Who Is This Man by John

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