Being the time after Easter, it is helpful to review the basics. The story of Jesus as recorded in the Bible and my response to him, make it appropriate for me to share the reality of Jesus with others in a variety of ways, including the very act of writing this blog.
To identify with Jesus and trust in him as ruler of my life, opens me to receive the Holy Spirit. The Spirit makes it possible for me to expand God’s kingship/ God’s rule in the world. At the core of God’s desires is that all people make this same connection. Life with Jesus is real life as God designs.
I don’t want anything to get in the way of everyone having the same privilege of discovering Jesus. God makes it happen if you just give him a crack of attention. One of the greatest challenges today is simple. Most people don’t know that much about Jesus and what they do know comes from weak sources. They haven’t learned from people who are living a Holy Spirit-empowered lives, and they haven’t heard the story of Jesus in clarity.
There is confusion about the Christian faith because of the depth and riches of life with Jesus. This is a natural by-product of deep thinking. However, there is confusion also because clear thinking is not being offered and/or received. The primary purpose of my DVD series, How To Be A Christian Without Being A Jerk! is to clear away the unnecessary confusion concerning the Christian faith, and to encourage the deep thinking that expands one’s understanding. This blog exists for the same purpose.
Tomorrow I will begin a brief overview of sharing the Gospel.