If Jesus were all about self promotion, he’d be a hit in any century. Just look at the things he does: Water turned into wine! Bread multiplied to feed thousands! Instant cures for whatever ails you!
Imagine a twenty-first century billboard advertising Jesus’ services, based on his most popular signs and miracles. The phones would be ringing off the hook.
But all this “bling” can cloud our view of who Jesus is and why he came. It can pull our faith into strange shapes. It can even lead to something we never expected from following Jesus: Disappointment.
Do your expectations of Jesus line up with the reality of the living, breathing, resurrected Messiah? How should we portray Jesus to others? Why should our friends “buy in” to Jesus?
To play off the mantra of those famous Saturday afternoon infomercials: “But wait, there’s less!”
Come meet Jesus without the bling, and see if he’s truly the Messiah that we’ve bargained for…
— This Sunday at 10:00
Join with us to pray for our church’s growth.
See Linda F for meeting times.