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It is most commonly said that Jesus turned water into wine; but actually; unnamed servants turned the water into wine by obeying His command. They carried it through to the point that they filled a glass, quite possibly with water, and gave it to the master of the feast. We don’t know at what…(Read More)

“And [Jesus] called the twelve together and gave them power and authority over all demons and to cure diseases, and he sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal.” (Luke 9:1-2 ESV) After having laid down his rights and powers as God, and living His life as a man…(Read More)

Some are called to ministry by their momma. Some are called to ministry by their own ambitions, egos, and desire for power. Others feel entitled to positions because they think they are wise or talented. But only God calls the broken, the weak, the unqualified, and then qualifies them through Christ, empowers them by the…(Read More)

Two Guiding Principles - Jeremy Caris

I continue to grow and to be shaped by two guiding principles which have increasingly formed the core of my perspective and theology. These two things challenge me in my own walk with God and often cause me to reconsider what I believe and preach. Principle #1 The first guiding principle is this: Jesus is…(Read More)

Jesus Didn't Qualify - Jeremy Caris

Many in the Church today are under the impression that being focused on leading people in a “sinners prayer” means being focused on winning the lost for Christ. Ironically, it would seem that Jesus didn’t qualify for membership in that group. Jesus never spoke of leading a person in a prayer for salvation. No…(Read More)

Unrealistic Limitations - Jeremy Caris

Too many Christians have unrealistic limitations. The good news is that we can lose them in the same way we take them: by choice. The basis for this ability is that God empowers us with self-control. Ironically, we’re not limited because we lack power; we are limited because we have an abundance of…(Read More)

I Am In Christ! - Jeremy Caris

I Am In Christ!

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I have a whole new life in Christ. But if I don’t understand what that means, then I will wander through life with a case of mistaken identity. When I gave my life to God, I died and was raised to a new life. I am now hidden in Christ and He defines me…(Read More)

Setting Aside The Old Law - Jeremy Caris

The old law is the founding and binding agreement of the Old Covenant which Jesus Himself said cannot be altered, modified, or relaxed in the slightest way until all things it foreshadows are accomplished (Mat. 5:17-19). Therefore, it’s wrong to assume that Jesus changed the old law by dividing it up and…(Read More)

The Annulled Law

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Ephesians 2:15 makes it clear that when Jesus said He came to fulfill the Law, He meant that in Him the requirements were to be fully filled and finally finished. He now presents us with a new and living way accessed by faith (Heb 10:20-22). “He did this by ending the system…(Read More)

A New Law

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“For if you are trying to make yourselves right with God by keeping the law, you have been cut off from Christ! You have fallen away from God’s grace.” (Gal 5:4 NLT). We are in a new covenant with God through Christ, not a partially renewed old covenant. Paul goes on to boldly…(Read More)