Tweets from Jesus: Gaining the Whole World

Mark 8:31-38 Denying yourself means setting the right priorities. It is an attitude of what’s important in your life. Having the mind of God first is the goal. The spiritual, the things of God, are what is lasting and eternal; the things of the world are temporary. Denying yourself is all about realizing that you […]

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Tweets from Jesus: Doing what YOU Want to Do

Mark 7:1-23 The religious leaders added traditions and rules to keep the people from breaking God’s commands. What started as good and helpful degraded into narrow-minded ugliness. Man-made laws can be very good; they can become very distorted adding to the brokenness of humanity. “You have a fine way of setting aside the commands of […]

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Tweets from Jesus: Give a Cup of Water

Mark 9:41  We know we need to reach out, to show Christ’s love to the world. It’s part of who we are as Hillside Church. We model Him, because it is a natural reaction for being redeemed by Him. This passage is not just about giving a helping hand to the needy. They were arguing […]

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Tweets from Jesus: Who Do People Say I Am?

Mark 8:27-30  Jesus communicated by speaking directly to others. This question goes deeper—Do they understand who I really am? His followers could not see the truth of who Christ was in spite of what they had witnessed what He had done. Peter’s answer: “You are the Christ. You are the One” came from his daily […]

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Tweets from Jesus: Take and Eat

Luke 22:17-20  There’s so much more to the background of the Lord’s Supper. It began with the history of the Hebrew people, when God delivered them from bondage, when they celebrated the first Passover. Listen to the Passover rituals and the amazing symbolic connections to partaking in this sacrament. God is faithful; He delivers and […]

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Tweets from Jesus: I AM Coming Again

Matthew 24, John 14:3  How do you respond when you hear that Jesus is returning to the Earth again? Live the kind of life with the heart, mind, and spirit in which you are looking forward to that amazing day. Stay positive even though the waiting is hard. Be prepared, responsible in what He has […]

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