Tag Archives: Kingdom of God

A Kingdom Life of Turning Aside

I’m sitting this morning in a busy Starbucks — one of the places I frequent in the mornings before classes. At the big table, a group of teenagers does more talking about love interests than working on homework. Two middle-aged … Continue reading

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Only the Empty will be Full

A sermon manuscript on Luke 18:9-30, prepared for Life Bridge Community Church (recorded audio | sermon notes) Introduction A few years back, I wanted to put together a special dinner for my wife Faith for her birthday. I had dinner planned, … Continue reading

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The End of Earthly Authority

A sermon manuscript on Revelation 19:11-21, prepared for House of Prayer Church in Mbale, Uganda. But the crazy thing is that I never preached this sermon; God changed it at the last second. Praise God. My name is Jeff Block. I … Continue reading

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Rethinking Freedom

I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love the Marvel movies. I enjoy watching the good guy unequivocally trounce the bad guy. I’m all about truth, justice and the American way! As our culture becomes progressively discontent, confused, even fearful … Continue reading

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Our God has come close

I can’t get this song out of my head this morning. It’s simple, but its implications are far-reaching. And, by the way, I’m diggin’ this group (new to me): Love and the Outcome. Check this out… A Life of Hope For … Continue reading

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What is the Gospel?

“Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!” (John 1:29) “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” (Matthew 3:2) “It is now possible for ordinary human beings like you and me to live … Continue reading

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In the Light

That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we looked upon and have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life — the life was made manifest, and we … Continue reading

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