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God’s Power At Work In YOU

  Did you know that when you give your life to Jesus Christ, God puts His resurrection power to work in you?  This message will blow your mind and change your life as you begin to comprehend what the resurrection of Jesus Christ means for YOU. If you like solid Bible...

The Physical Death of Jesus Christ

“No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of my own accord. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it up again. This charge I have received from my Father.” – Jesus, John 10:18 (ESV)Here’s a very special resource to...

Kings, Colts, Cloaks & Crowds

  What Really Happened on Palm Sunday? In this message, you’ll learn three life-igniting truths to help you understand what really took place on the original Palm Sunday: 1. VERY large crowds clamored for Jesus. How large? Larger than you realize – and for good...

Courage Matters Founder Plans Nationwide Week of Repentance, Says America Needs Real Spiritual Awakening

I’m very grateful to Alex Murashko and The Christian Post for interviewing me about America’s need for real spiritual awakening and the upcoming National Week of Repentance. To read the interview, click here or on the image, below.

Click image to read the article: Godfactor Founder Plans Nationwide Week of Repentance, Says America Needs Genuine Spiritual Awakening Click image to read the article: Courage Matters Founder Plans Nationwide Week of Repentance, Says America Needs Genuine Spiritual Awakening

WHAT DO YOU THINK? DOES AMERICA NEED A REAL MOVE OF GOD?

If you like solid Bible teaching and want to enjoy God fully, you’ll appreciate the Courage Matters App, available on iTunes and Google Play. If you’re near York, Pa, come visit us on a Sunday at GenesisYork.com— and be sure to introduce yourself. This is all made possible by generous listeners, readers, and supporters like you. Please consider giving towards Courage Matters to ensure our nation has the opportunity to hear the message of TRUTH and LOVE. You can donate by clicking the “Give” tab on CourageMatters.com or on the Courage Matters app.

What To Do When There Is No More Good News

I’M NOT SO SURE WE HAVEN’T RECREATED GOD IN OUR OWN IMAGE. And I’m not talking about Hollywood or the secular media. For all the talk about “the gospel” these days, we evangelicals are the ones who no longer seem to understand it. We’re not characterized by the things that characterized Christ. If we don’t turn this boat around – soon – we’re going to be in trouble. Wait a minute, we already are.

America is in a lot of trouble. Our political mess is a reflection of the deeper issue: a spiritual malaise. We’re in the thick of a spiritual slumber – and we don’t even seem to realize it. Yes, we are in trouble of biblical proportions – because we seem to have forgotten the God, and the Bible, we want everyone else to follow. We have, in many ways, become unintentional hypocrites. NO wonder so few want to follow our lead. We haven’t been leading very well at all.

The only way out may be a deep, massive, dramatic rediscovery of THE GOSPEL. Not the gospel we’ve made it to be, but the only Gospel there is: THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST.

The word “gospel” means “good news.”Paul makes this audacious claim in Galatians 1:11:

“For I would have you know, brothers, that the gospel that was preached by me is NOT MAN’S GOSPEL. For I did not receive it from any man, nor was I taught it, but I received it through a revelation of Jesus Christ.”

Wow. We’ve come a long, long way. In fact, I think we’ve lost our way. Among Jesus’ first words on the scene are those recorded in Mark 1:15:

“The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.” (ESV)

forgotten at the core

A more accurate translation of Mark 1:15 would be this: “repent and keep repenting, believe and keep believing in the gospel.” In other words, continual repentance and belief are to be the new way of life for the Christ-follower. This is what the original Greek language communicates. But how can such a lifestyle become contagious in America if it isn’t something we are embracing on an individual basis? Continual repentance is now foreign to the gospel in America. This scares me, doesn’t it scare you? What is our “gospel” if it is missing key components of THE Gospel?

What are American Christians to do when we’ve forgotten the core of the gospel, the good news that came from God, not man? In a word: REPENT.

something practical you and i can do thAT CAN CHANGE OUR LIVES – AND MAYBE EVEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA – IN WONDERFUL WAYS

The National Week of Repentance begins this Sunday, April 3. By golly, I need it. I think we all do. We’re releasing the Action Guides at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time) this Friday, April 1. No fooling, this is serious stuff. It’s easy to get your ACTION GUIDE by visiting RevivalMatters.com. When you sign up, you’ll immediately get an email confirmation and the “What to Expect From the National Week of Repentance” guide.

WHAT ABOUT YOU? HAS REPENTANCE BECOME YOUR NEW WAY OF LIFE, DAY BY DAY? IF WE’RE NOT CONTINUALLY REPENTING, IT’S A PRETTY CLEAR SIGN WE’RE NO LONGER FOLLOWING THE GOSPEL OF GOD – AND, THEREFORE, THE VERY GOD WHO DELIVERED IT . . .

Repentance is no an important part of God's Gospel. It is central to the gospel. Participate in The National Week of Repentance with other believers across the nation, April 3-10. 

Repentance is no an important part of God’s Gospel. It is central to the gospel. Participate in The National Week of Repentance with other believers across the nation, April 3-10. 

God’s Power At Work In YOU

 

Did you know that when you give your life to Jesus Christ, God puts His resurrection power to work in you?  This message will blow your mind and change your life as you begin to comprehend what the resurrection of Jesus Christ means for YOU.

If you like solid Bible teaching and want to enjoy God fully, you’ll appreciate the Courage Matters App, available on iTunes and Google Play. If you’re near York, Pa, come visit us on a Sunday at GenesisYork.com— and be sure to introduce yourself. This is all made possible by generous listeners, readers, and supporters like you. Please consider giving towards Courage Matters to ensure our nation has the opportunity to hear the message of TRUTH and LOVE. You can donate by clicking the “Give” tab on CourageMatters.com or on the Courage Matters app.

C&P Copyright, Michael Anthony. All rights reserved.

The Physical Death of Jesus Christ

“No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of my own accord. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it up again. This charge I have received from my Father.” – Jesus, John 10:18 (ESV)

Here’s a very special resource to help you appreciate all Jesus did for YOU and for His Father when He went to the Cross. It’s an AMAZING article originally written by medical doctors and published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), and is called “The Physical Death of Jesus Christ.” It will absolutely inspire you to Remember: Jesus was not murdered. He voluntarily gave His life for you and me because of love, love, love. And, because without the shedding of blood, there can be no forgiveness of sin (Hebrews 9:22). CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THIS AMAZING, FREE RESOURCE THAT WILL IGNITE YOUR LIFE WITH AN APPRECIATION FOR WHAT JESUS DID FOR YOU ON THE CROSS.

Isaiah 53:5 helps us understand that through the cross of Jesus Christ, God simultaneously displayed His love, while dealing with the problem of sin:

But he was pierced for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his wounds we are healed

Mercy and judgment kissed at the cross. “For God so loved the world that He gave His one of a kind, uniquely brought forth son, that WHOEVER believes in Him will not perish, but have eternal life” (John 3:16).

Have you given your life to Christ as your Savior and God? Download the article and read it. Why wait another moment? And if you already know Christ, why not share this blog with someone you know who needs to trust in Christ?

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Kings, Colts, Cloaks & Crowds

 

What Really Happened on Palm Sunday?

In this message, you’ll learn three life-igniting truths to help you understand what really took place on the original Palm Sunday:

1. VERY large crowds clamored for Jesus. How large? Larger than you realize – and for good reason. They saw, in Jesus, someone worthy of being followed and adored. You’ll see this too. You’ll also understand that today we often make the same mistake the clamoring crowds did about Jesus and His mission. You can learn a lesson from history and avoid making the same mistake in your understanding and adoration of Jesus. 

2. It’s not possible to correctly conclude that Jesus was insane – or merely a good, moral teacher – if you consider how deliberate He was in how He taught. Jesus knew exactly what He was doing. To conclude that Jesus was insane or merely a good moral teacher is not possible if you take into account the full record of what the Bible teaches. Listening to this message will help you answer people who think wrongly about Jesus, so they can come to the right realization of who He is. 

3. The wisest, most significant thing you can do with your life is give it to Christ as your Savior and Lord, and stand in Him every moment of every day thereafter. Why? Because Jesus really was – and is – Savior and God.  You absolutely can put your trust in Christ and follow Him every moment of every day – in every area of your life. 

If you like solid Bible teaching and want to enjoy God fully, you’ll appreciate the Courage Matters App, available on iTunes and Google Play. If you’re near York, Pa, come visit us on a Sunday at GenesisYork.com— and be sure to introduce yourself. This is all made possible by generous listeners, readers, and supporters like you. Please consider giving towards Courage Matters to ensure our nation has the opportunity to hear the message of TRUTH and LOVE. You can donate by clicking the “Give” tab on CourageMatters.com or on the Courage Matters app.

C&P Copyright, Michael Anthony. All rights reserved.

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