The Way of Worship

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The Way of Worship

Jesus demonstrates Spiritual worship in His conversation with the woman at the well. He tells her who she is, and then he leads her to discover herself. Worship begins with salvation. After that, our lives demonstrate the importance of God to us.

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Woman at the Well

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Woman at the Well

Sometimes you have to go into strange places and wait patiently to reach someone the Lord wants us to tell about Him and the life made complete when we are born of the Spirit of God. Jesus broke with tradition to reach the woman at the well. Often we have to  buck tradition to share the Lord with those who need Him.

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The Lord Must Increase, I Must Decrease

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The Lord Must Increase, I Must Decrease

I must decrease; He must increase. When we enter the Lord by faith; when we are born of His Spirit, our importance is amplified as we become overshadowed by the increasing glory of Jesus Christ in life; in the Church; in our relationship with one another.

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From Law into Grace by the Spiritual Birth

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From Law into Grace by the Spiritual Birth

The only way to gain entry into the coming Kingdom of God is to accept Jesus as our Savior. When we do, we are born into the Spirit of God, adopted by our Heavenly Father, and are sealed within the family of God forever. God makes the offer. Jesus paid the price. We accept the new birth as a gift. Scripture tells that no power in heaven, on earth, or beneath the earth can separate us once we are sealed by the Spirit. Jesus, himself, says he will not cast us out. Once in, we may lose treasures, but we belong to God forever. Obedience within the family brings blessings. Disobedience—delinquent behavior—brings discipline. but we still belong to God forever.

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Teaching the Teacher

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Teaching the Teacher

Jesus was teaching the teacher when he told Nicodemus that you must be born again--from above, by the Spirit of God--if he expected to enter the kingdom of God. We are born into this world spiritually dead. Unless we are born of the Spirit of God we remain spiritually dead. Trusting Jesus as your savior gives us that new birth from above. Nicodemus was the leading teacher among the Pharisees of Judea. His life changed by his watching, listening, and talking with Jesus. He will change our lives also if we allow him to fill us with his Spirit.

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