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Be Transformed

by Linda Sasso

That’s what the noted commentator and Bible teacher Warren Wiersbe titled his commentary on Philippians, and for good reason. The following is an excerpt from his introduction to this book. – “Philippians is a letter saturated with joy. It provides one of the clearest pictures of the way Jesus practiced joy throughout His life (Phil. […]

How Can I be More Like Jesus?

by Linda Sasso

The Bible teaches us that God’s ultimate goal for our lives is that we would become like Jesus.  For God knew his people in advance, and he chose them to become like his Son, so that his Son would be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters. And having chosen them, he called them to come […]

Worship in Heaven

by Linda Sasso

We learn what worship on earth should be like when we examine what worship in heaven looks like. Read carefully the description of the words, actions, and attitudes of the creatures closest to the throne of God as they properly worship Him.  “Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, Who was and is and is to come!” […]

The Motives & Mindset of True Worship

by Linda Sasso

Today we will explore a little deeper into the subject of worship as we will establish Jesus Christ’s biblical right to be worshipped and then we move on to lay out five reasons to worship.  Let’s take a look at some of the texts we will use to establish these truths. First: Is it biblical to […]

Worship 101

by Linda Sasso

Today we begin a series focusing upon knowing, loving and worshipping God. Our study begins with a simple definition of worship and what the scriptures teach about worship. Since the first priority or our church is “UP-reach” we must clearly understand what that means and what “Up-reach” should look like.  WORSHIP Noun– the feeling or expression […]

A Final Exhortation from James

by Linda Sasso

“A Final Exhortation from James” Today, we finish our study of James’ letter to Christ’s Church. James’ purpose in writing this letter was to exhort, encourage and even rebuke believers who have had wrong spiritual priorities. I trust that the Lord has used this letter to help fine-tune your walk as He has me. In keeping […]

Keys to Enjoying Godly Character

by Linda Sasso

 “Keys to Enjoying Godly Character” See if you can find four keys to improving your character in todays text. Dear brothers and sisters, be patient as you wait for the Lord’s return. Consider the farmers who patiently wait for the rains in the fall and in the spring. They eagerly look for the valuable harvest […]

The Priority of Body Ministry

by Linda Sasso

What is “Body ministry”? Most people understand the importance of taking care of their bodies. Diet, exercise and self-discipline are very important to achieve and maintain a healthy body. But what is “spiritual” body ministry? What is God’s plan for the church (the body of Christ) to take care of itself? A key verse is […]

Three Priorities for Our Church

by Linda Sasso

There are many reasons churches are started and exist. Some are looking to simply provide a generic place of worship. Others desire to organize into a ministry of social service or reform. Still others feel their particular church offers something that no other local church offers by way of special revelation or theological insight. As […]

What Repentance Looks Like

by Linda Sasso

Lament and mourn and weep! Let your laughter be turned to mourning and your joy to gloom. James 4:9 (NKJV) What comes to mind when you read the above verse? Do you think, “How negative!” “That’s not a positive and happy thought”? Well, this verse actually reveals one of the forgotten elements of repentance. And […]