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Return To Christ Himself - Caris Ministries | Jeremy Caris & Mandy Caris

When you encounter and surrender to the living Christ, it is like you’re waking up, as if you’re coming alive for the first time. The grass is greener, the air is cleaner, and you become fascinated by the reality, the actuality, of God. You pursue Him, though you don’t know how. You…(Read More)

Spiritual Narcissism — Caris Ministries | Jeremy Caris

Although narcissism is a broad subject, it is marked by an exaggerated self-importance and perceived superiority, abnormal levels of selfishness and entitlement, and extreme self-centeredness. Generally speaking, a narcissist is a person who thinks too highly of themselves and continuously feeds on the egotistic admiration from others, typically rooted in unresolved and exaggerated…(Read More)

Two Relationship Challenges of Prophets — Jeremy Caris

If you’re called as a prophet, chances are you’ve experienced two different relationship challenges in your life. If you haven’t yet, you likely will because you must learn that your identity does not rely on your gifts or performance. You are who God says you are regardless of how you are received…(Read More)

Appointed For Growth - Jeremy Caris

“So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the cornerstone, in whom the whole structure, being joined together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord…(Read More)

Being a prophet doesn’t mean you’re always in the right or accurate… but you may tend to think you are. Yeah I just went there… but that’s the truth. I know that because I always think I’m right, and experience has taught me that I often am… but not always. And…(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)

To Know God - Jeremy Caris

To Know God

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To know God involves more than the simple knowledge of truth. It requires a personal and emotional experience. It depends on a mutual exchange. Truth is good, but not alone. Understanding the ways of God is good, but not enough. Knowing God is about relationship, and relationship only exists within the context of ongoing personal…(Read More)

If we think we have a correct understanding of the truth in the Scriptures, but it’s not leading us into actual, present, and ongoing encounter in the Presence of God, we are missing the main point. Jesus said, “You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it…(Read More)

We tend to share what we are experiencing. Those living by God’s grace through faith experience love, joy, and peace, shining brightly with hope and possibility. They are salt and light to the world. On the other hand, those living according to laws and self-effort often try to enforce demands and judgments on…(Read More)

Truth and Experience - Jeremy Caris

The Bible is a collection of real-life testimonies from real people about real experiences with a real God. True life in Christ is never passive. He wants to interact with us. Truth was never meant to be isolated from experience. It is an invitation to participate with Him now by faith (Heb 4:2…(Read More)