a short thought from our series this weekend.
What does it mean to live? To have life? To really live? This past Sunday we kicked off a new series called, “Heist” with Jess Betcher. This whole series revolves around what Jesus says in John 10:10, “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.”
Jess talked about this idea that there are things in our lives, which at the moment, may make us feel like we are alive, loved, popular, accepted, happy, but in actuality are robbing us of the life that Jesus has promised to us. At the beginning it can be so innocent, but soon the pursuit of what we think will make us happy becomes an obsession: the chase of a girl, a guy, how we look, grudges, being popular, our bodies, our athletic abilities and aspirations. None of these things are in…
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