'Jesus' Tagged Posts

'Jesus' Tagged Posts

Running the Race

Life is hard, our faith is fragile, distractions are everywhere, and the pressure to give up and give in as a Christian is becoming greater and greater. In our post-modern, post-Christian culture, many followers of Jesus are haunted by the thoughts of bailing out altogether. Some wonder if it is even possible to remain faithful and make it to the end as a Christian. No doubt, there are those within our own church family facing this very struggle. So, how can…

Easter and Evangelism

This Easter, we are encouraging every member of LBC to once again remember our privilege and opportunity to speak the good news of Jesus to this world! So here’s the challenge … challenge to the Church Following our gathering this Sunday, you will find a free book, The Case for Easter, in one of the main hallways. Plan to pick up a copy, read it, and think through it for yourself. Then, after you have read it, plan to give it to…

Reading the Christmas Story

How do you explain to your non-Christian friends the significance of Christmas? Sure, they may enjoy a good nativity scene. They might love the idea of a baby born away in a manger on a silent night in the little town of Bethlehem. They may even speak about vague religious holiday sentiments like peace, hope, joy, and light. But do they really understand the story of Jesus’ birth? Do they realize that the God of the universe has personally invaded time and space and took on flesh so…

Jesus, the Sinless Substitute

Having laid the foundation of God’s loving and righteous rule, and having seen man’s rebellion against our God and deserving of His divine judgment, we’re now in the position to consider the central message of the Bible – the gospel. The gospel is the good news about who Jesus is and what He has done to rescue sinners from judgment and reconcile them back to God! THE SINLESS SUBSTITUTE Though humanity deserved nothing less than condemnation and eternal separation from God, in His…