Beyond the Book Review: Not a Fan: Interference!

Yesterday we were talking about how “belief” alone will not make you a follower of Jesus. It is what you do with that belief that determines if you are a fan or follower. “Jesus does not hold back with Nicodemus. Following Jesus would require a commitment that would cost Nicodemus a great deal. As we look at what it means to follow Jesus, this become … Continue reading Beyond the Book Review: Not a Fan: Interference!

Beyond the Book Review: Not a Fan: A Decision or a Commitment?

Happy Thursday to you all! I pray you all are enjoying our in-depth study of Kyle Idleman’s book Not a Fan. If you are not enjoying it, I pray at least it is making you think and evaluate your relationship with Jesus. Yesterday I asked you: Have you made a decision for Jesus or have you committed to Jesus? Doesn’t seem like there is much … Continue reading Beyond the Book Review: Not a Fan: A Decision or a Commitment?

– Our Faith Is Confirmed by Good Works –

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Key Verse – James 2:24, “You see that a man is justified by works and not by faith alone” Our Text – James 2:14-26 Our theme – “Genuine faith expresses itself in good woks” __________ INTRODUCTION Faith is certainly an essential element in a believer’s life because without faith, it’s impossible to please God (Hebrews 11:6). We are saved… Continue reading – Our Faith Is Confirmed by Good Works –

Beyond the Book Review:Not a Fan: Fan or Follower?

Welcome back! I am hoping you all had a great weekend and your week is starting off well. Last week we began our discussion of the book Not a Fan by Kyle Idleman. The premise of the book is whether or not we are truly followers (and not just fans) of Jesus Christ. Chapter One (Con’t) Let us begin this week by defining the term … Continue reading Beyond the Book Review:Not a Fan: Fan or Follower?

Beyond the Book Review: Not A Fan: Define the Relationship

Not a Fan: Chapter One: D.T.R. Are you a follower of Jesus? This seems like a simple and easy enough question. Most of us reading this blog wouldn’t even pause to consider the question before blurting out our answer. But, maybe, just maybe, it is not as simple and easy as we make it out to be. Over the next few weeks as we review … Continue reading Beyond the Book Review: Not A Fan: Define the Relationship