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Bob Highlands' Messages

The 2013 messages are all tied to the REAL JESUS SNAPSHOT Journal series, covering the life and teachings of the Son of God. The message are designed to prepare the individual for a week of successful Biblical journaling. Biblical journaling is designed to help the individual apply the scriptures to their life using the Goldilocks principle: Not too much, not too little but just right. May God guide you as you explore the Life and Teachings of Jesus, the Son of God.

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The REAL JESUS Study Series CONCLUSION

The Real Jesus Revealed
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January 5, 2014

Who is the Real Jesus? It has been 2,000 years since his death and resurrection and the question is more important to answer today than ever. Pastor Bob pays homage to a sermon preached by an evangelist from 1951. In this message he answers the question, 'Who is the Real Jesus?' Using both Old Testament and New Testament text he shows Jesus is revealed throughout the Word of God. This message clearly shows how the Real Jesus is shown to those looking for Him.

[The end of this message uses an updated ending to the message preached by Oral Roberts titled 'The Fourth Man. The message was first published in 1951 and was republished in 1960 in the book The Fourth man, by Oral Roberts 1951, 1960, Tulsa Oklahoma. Pastor Highlands disagrees with some of Rev. Roberts theological positions but does recognize his great preaching ability and the millions of individuals who owe their salvation to the ministry of Rev. Roberts.]

The Final Thirteen weeks of The REAL JESUS which cover Journal Four
and Book Four are listed below with their media resources.

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The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal FOUR Week THIRTEEN

VICTORY Forever
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4-13 Scripture reading for week
December 29, 2013

Why should believer ignore all the bad news and focus on the future? The world appears to be deteriorating into an unsolvable mess. Sin is now the norm and morality is considered a thing of the past. How does a Christian believer face such a world when it appears all is lost and there is no hope. The answer is to keep everything in context. Pastor Bob takes a look at the book of Revelation and all the evil it portrays. Then he puts it in context of the bigger picture and allows us to see Armageddon as something to look forward to and to hope in. Take a look at what real victory for the believer looks like.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal FOUR Week TWELVE

Lord of The Church
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4-12 Scripture Reading for Week
December 22, 2013

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What should the Real Jesus look like to the modern church? The world is full of cute stories of people who have died and gone to heaven and then somehow got to return. In their stories of what they saw Jesus is usually setting on a rock beside a stream with some children around him. He is wearing a white robe and sandals and there are butterflies floating around on air currents. He has long hair and looks like he just dropped in from the seventies. The only thing missing is someone singing about giving peace a chance. This is not the resurrected Jesus we find in scripture. Pastor Bob looks at the Real Living Jesus and the relationship each believer should have with him. Take a few minutes to see the Real Jesus as he now. The Real Jesus is LARGE and in CHARGE, find out for yourself.



 

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal FOUR Week ELEVEN

The Living Church & the Reusrrection
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4-11 Scripture Reading for Week
December 15, 2013

Why is the resurrection such an important event for believers? The resurrection was the single most important event in Christianity and in all of human history. It changed everything for everyone who ever lived or who ever will live. Learn why it is so important and why it cannot be ignored.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal FOUR Week TEN

UNDERSTANDING FAITH
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December 8, 2013

What you think you know about faith may not be true! Some see it as the answer to the problems while others see it as the power to change their world. Faith is not what you think it is and if you don't know the truth it could cause you to sin. Learn what faith is and what faith is not. This simple message goes deep into Hebrews the 11th chapter. Here are verses vital to understanding faith that are all but overlooked. Discover the power and purpose of faith as well as the dangers of misusing faith. This is a message that could well change everything you think you know about faith in the life of a believer.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal FOUR Week NINE

Jesus Our HIGH PRIEST
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December 1, 2013

What is the prime responsibility of each believer as a priest of the Most High God? This could be one of the most important message any believer can hear. It shows the responsibility and call of a believer to serve as a priest of the Most High God. The Old Testament priest made animal sacrifices as a temporary appeasement to God. Jesus made a permanent sacrifice on the cross for all who will accept this gift of eternal life and forgiveness of sins. Yet, today believers are also to submit a sacrifice to God. This sacrifice is outlined in the New Testament. Learn how you as a priest can sacrifice to the Most High God.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal FOUR Week EIGHT

Jesus Our Melchizedek
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November 24, 2013

Who is greater than Moses or Abraham? The book of Hebrews was written to help Jewish believers understand the importance and position of Jesus in the plans of God. It serves today to help us see who Jesus is after the resurrection. Melchizedek was an Old Testament Priest and King. He represents Jesus, and helps us understand how Jesus ministers and rules. Discover the difference between the God of justice and the God of peace. Learn the place of mercy and grace in the life of the believer in this importance lesson. Learn about the priesthood of believers and prepare yourself for the discover in the next lesson of the greatest gift you can give Jesus.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal FOUR Week SEVEN

The Greatness of Jesus
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November 17, 2013

What is a spiritual forgery, and what does it look like? The world of art fears one thing more than any other, and that is forgery. In 2013 an art forgery ring was caught that that had sold over $80 million over the last twenty years. Now those picture are worthless. Spiritual forgery is also a great danger and it is on the rise. Learn what spiritual forgery is and how to avoid it in your personal life.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal FOUR Week SIX

The Birth of the Church
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November 10, 2013

What can we learn from the first church that will help us in the 21st century? The first church in Jerusalem was unique. There were no hymnals, by-laws or committees when it was formed. Yet, it has the five key qualities every church should have and demonstrate. Pastor Bob gives a visual picture of the church and show what the modern church can learn that will help the church return to its roots. This message shows how the church and each individual can check to see if they are meeting the basic standards needed to be the church.

 

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal FOUR Week FIVE

Believing Without Seeing
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November 3, 2013

Have you had a personal experience with Jesus which has changed your life? The two men on the Emmaus road discovered the truth about Jesus through personal experience. Many today are missing a deeper walk with the Lord by not allowing Him to make contact. Pastor Bob shares his personal experience with the living savior and why such encounters should be the norm instead of the exception. This message will challenge each person's perception of the living Lord and how he interacts with modern believers.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal FOUR Week FOUR
 

The First Witness
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October 27, 2013

Who was the 1st witness to the resurrection of Jesus? His death was one of the most public events in all of history. His burial required the permission of the local government leaders. His grave was guarded by Roman soldiers and had a special 'do not open' seal attached to the rock door. His resurrection would change the world. Yet, who was the first one to see Jesus alive after the resurrection and what can we learn from her?

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal FOUR Week THREE

At The CROSS
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October 20, 2013

What does one sip of wine have to do with the Kingdom of God? The Kingdom of God was the first thing Jesus spoke about in his ministry and it was directly linked to the last words he spoke from the cross. Discover the secret timing of the coming of the Kingdom of God. Jesus told his disciples what sign to watch for to know when the Kingdom of God had arrived. You will know when it arrived and what the key sign he told them to watch for.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal FOUR Week TWO
An 'EVIL' Mob
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October 13, 2013

What tactics does the enemy use to get his way? At the beginning of the week the crowd was chanting 'Hosanna.' At the end of the week the same crowd was a mob chanting 'crucify him.'  Believers need to be aware of the tactics of the enemy and his ultimate goal of getting them to lower their standards and compromise their beliefs. Simple and straight forward this message shows the tactics of the enemy and the one simple response every believer should follow.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal FOUR Week ONE
Personal Battles
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October 6, 2013

When does a person win or lose their spiritual battles? Spiritual battles are won or lost long before they are actually fought. The key to winning is understanding how this happens. The spiritual battles only show the amount of preparation and the true nature of the person. Three people all in a spiritual battle are examined to see why and how they succeed or fail. The key is how will you prepare for your spiritual battles.

The Third Thirteen weeks of The REAL JESUS which cover Journal Three
and Book Three are listed below with their media resources.

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The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal THREE Week THIRTEEN
The Arrest of Jesus
Why bad thing happen to good people.
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September 29, 2013

Why do bad things happen to good people? It is one of the oldest questions. Sometimes it seems like bad happens to the good and the bad people are getting away with murder. Pastor Bob deals with the first part of this and answers the question about why good people have bad happen to them. The answer includes a look at a young man who was mistreated by his family and when he had the opportunity to get even he showed the real reason bad things happen to good people. This message will answer the question and give you the confidence to overcome anything that comes your way.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal THREE Week TWELVE
Links to the Father
Graduating to greater responsibility as a follower of Christ.
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September 22, 2013

How many links did Jesus offer his disciples at the Last Supper? The relationship Jesus had with his father was a vital part of his life. Jesus was linked to the father from the very beginning of his ministry. When you look at the baptism the father was there. When you look at the transfiguration the father was there. When you look at the prayer life of Jesus it was a vital link he had with the father. Jesus wanted to make sure when he was gone his followers would be linked to the his Heavenly Father. These links are a vital part of each believers life and need to be clearly understood.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal THREE Week ELEVEN
From Disciples to Friends
Graduating to greater responsibility as a follower of Christ.
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September 15, 2013

What did Jesus do for his disciples on the last night that he wants to do for all disciples? A disciple is a student, learner and a test taker. The question is how long does a person remain a disciple and is there a higher standard each follower of Christ should aspire to. Jesus promoted his disciples to the position of friends just before he left and just before he turned the church over to them. Discover the key concept of graduation as a believer and the key steps to make sure you are not tripped up by the devil.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal THREE Week TEN
Remember This Meal
Events around communion we need to remember and learn from.
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September 8, 2013

What does a Christian need to do to be ready for the end of time? Events around the Last Supper touch our lives and should help us know our purpose as believers. Pastor Bob explores these events and shows the deep meaning behind the events that surrounded the Last Supper. The great lesson Jesus left his disciples with is often overlooked but it is looked at here clearly. Finally the secret message Jesus gave his disciples about the Kingdom of God that will lead to a deeper understanding is given by him to his disciples. This message will cause you to want to search for the answer to the question Jesus gives concerning the nature and the time of the Kingdom of God.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal THREE Week NINE
Ready or Not
The Truth About Believers and the End of Time
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September 1, 2013

What does a Christian need to do to be ready for the end of time? Many today do not think the end of time will be soon or even in their lifetime but then again they could be really wrong. Jesus gave clear signs of what the world be like at the end of time. Pastor Bob shows the three clear signs that will be in place at the end of time. Jesus was clear what a Christians life should be like when they meet the Lord at the end of time or the end of their life.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal THREE Week EIGHT
Three Questions Answered
How Jesus answered them determines everything you know about the End of Time.
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August 25, 2013

What two signs did Jesus give that guarantee the end of time is near? Everyone wants to know when the Lord is coming back. He told his disciples how to know what to watch for so they could know it would be soon. Take a quick overview of Matthew chapter 24 and discover the three questions Jesus answered for his disciples about upcoming events. Some of them were in their lifetime and some of them may be about to happen in our lifetime.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal THREE Week SEVEN
Conflicting Choices
The Problem of Religious Actors and how to avoid being one.
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August 18, 2013

What do you do with religious people wearing masks? Jesus pulled no punches when he dealt with the Pharisees. Finally it came to a boiling point and he list everything he sees wrong with their religious lives. Take a step back and discover the dangers of wearing masks and why it upset Jesus so much. Then discover the greatest religious actor who wore a mask in the Old Testament. You will have the opportunity to examine your own life and discover the problem of religious actors and why they need to make changes if they ever expect to see the inside of heaven.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal THREE Week SIX
Turning Down Heaven
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August 11, 2013

What is the LAST first impression a person will ever make? There are small choices like eggs or oatmeal for breakfast, or, paper or plastic? Then there is the big choice of God or no god today. Everything in life is aimed at what follows yet people take their eyes off the prize and allow themselves to be satisfied with far less than they could get. What is the biggest LAST first impression a person will every make? Discover the need to plan ahead and how to make the best decision of your life.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal THREE Week FIVE
Who Is In Charge
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August 4, 2013

What is the key to a successful believer's life? The lives of many people are ruled not by god but by fear or possessions or even the seasons of life. As believers we must always be on guard or we will allow something to come into our lives that replaces or pushes our the Lord. Take a few minutes to evaluate how you are living your life and any changes you may need to make.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal THREE Week FOUR
As Jesus Passes By
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July 28, 2013

What is the difference between a disciple and a real disciple of Jesus? As Jesus begins the last week of his life he is focused and prepared for what is coming. His entire life has been for this week and the effect it will have on all of humanity. Among his followers are people like Mary, Martha, Lazarus and Judas. Each is called and each will have to make decisions with eternal consequences. Mary will give her best and Judas will show he has nothing to give Jesus. These two will help you understand the calling of Jesus and the response each person gives. In the end though it will be a donkey who will teach us the greatest lesson.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal THREE Week THREE
As Jesus Passes By
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July 21, 2013

How many times does a person get to make real contact with Jesus? Jesus was on his final road trip. He was headed toward Jerusalem and the Passover where he would give his life for humanity. He encounters various people on this trip and they each have an opportunity to respond to him as he passes by. You have the opportunity to watch and learn as he interacts with these various people and touches their lives. You will also have the opportunity to learn and respond to Jesus as he passes by and touches your life. Take the time to discover the presence of Jesus in your life.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal THREE Week TWO
A Humbled Heart
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July 14, 2013

Do you and God have the same opinion about who you really are? Being honest with yourself may be harder than you think. People are very capable of lying to themselves. The difference may be clear at first but if a person does it long enough they may begin to believe the lies. That becomes very dangerous when the person you are lying to is God. Discover the secret of a humbled and honest heart from the least likely source, a tax collector. If you are hiding from God this message will help you understand you can run. You can hide but you cannot do it long enough to get away from God.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal THREE Week ONE
Turning Toward Jerusalem
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July 7, 2013

How does a believer prepare for the most important event in their life? Jesus spent his whole life getting ready for the most important event he would face. As he prepared to go to Jerusalem for the last time with is disciples he had to sure he stayed on course. Jesus was headed toward the resurrection. The problem with was the resurrection required a death. Each believer needs to make sure their life is aimed toward the ultimate goal. It may seem hard to imagine but each believer must make preparations for the resurrection. That will take the person through a spiritual death and eventually a physical death. Making sure you are ready is vital. This message lays the foundation needed to make sure you are staying on track.

The Second Thirteen weeks of The REAL JESUS which cover Journal TWO and Book TWO are listed below with their media resources.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal TWO Week THIRTEEN
The Servant's Heart
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June 30, 2013

What restriction should the church accept from the government? How should Christian believers respond to the civil government when those authorities try to control the church? When the government contradicts and redefines Biblical truths to meet social needs the believer finds themselves in conflict with their own government. As the nation of the United States approaches its 237th birthday Christian believers will have to make choices that may well cause them to refuse to follow the laws of the nation and the states. How this may effect you as a believer is covered. Each believer is asked to consider how much it will cost them and if they are willing to pay the price?


The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal TWO Week TWELVE
Getting Into Heaven
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June 23, 2013

What did Jesus say it took to get into heaven? John Lennon wrote a song called Imagine. The first line says, "Imagine there is no heaven." That works fine if there isn't one but what if there is a heaven. What does it take to get in? Are there any restrictions or requirements? Who would  know for sure? That bring us to Jesus. If anyone knows about heaven it would be God's son. Jesus tells us the in's and out's of heaven. He tells us how you get in and what will keep you out.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal TWO Week ELEVEN
The Great Divide
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June 16, 2013

How radical was Jesus? The popular opinion about Jesus is that he is a man of peace. Yet, he said "I have come to divide people against each other!" Luke 12.51 Jesus has divided the world into those for him and those against him. He has divided the religious in the world to those for him and those who ignore or reject him. He has divided believers into those who are faithful and those who are lazy and disobedient. The concept that Jesus bring peace is popular but it is not Biblical. Take a look at the ways the world is divided and decide for yourself how you fit into the divided world of Jesus.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal TWO Week TEN
People in Trouble
Teaching about Money, Possessions and Tithing
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June 9, 2013

When is a tithe not a tithe and how much is a real tithe according to the Law of Moses? There are three types of tithes mentioned in the Old Testament and there are three different tithes required under the Jewish law.  How the Christian believer approaches giving is not based on the Law of Moses or its requirements for giving. The message covers the basis of Old Testament tithing and shows it was more of a tax than an example to be followed by believers today. This challenging message will allow you to examine the real basis  for giving as a believer and show how tithing, communion, Abram and an Old Testament priest are clearly tied to our understanding of New Testament Giving. If you want to be free from the legalism of tithing as laid out in the Law and discover the gift of giving as a response to God's love you will want to listen to this message. {If you believe the Old Testament tithe was 10% you are mistaken and can learn the answer in this message.}

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal TWO Week NINE
Spiritual Priorities
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June 2, 2013

Satan's fall, whose team are you on? The disciples had returned from a  mission Jesus had sent them on. They returned excited about healings and casting out demons. Jesus shared that their experience was nothing compared to what he had watched while they were away. Jesus saw the fall of Satan. This fall and what really happened is vital to the believer's life and their understanding of much of the Bible. Taking a look at a Bible homonym we can understand the truth of what Jesus told the disciples. The word heaven is a homonym having three distinct Biblical definitions or meanings. Learn how these three meanings can help the individual believer clearly understand the scriptures. You will be surprised when you learn what Jesus really said about the defeat of Satan.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal TWO Week EIGHT
Confusion at the Festival
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May 26, 2013

How can the Old Testament pilgrim festivals help me understand Jesus better? Paul says that the Old Testament is the shadow of reality and the reality is Jesus. Discover how this simple statement can change how you read the Old Testament and help you understand the perfect plan of God. There are three Old Testament pilgrim festivals. Only once in the New Testament is the Festival of Shelters mentioned yet is is one of the most important events leading up to Jesus' final trip to Jerusalem. Learn why Jesus went to the festival and how his words at that festival have changed the world forever.

 

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal TWO Week SEVEN
BATTLE LINES
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May 19, 2013

What does it take to be the greatest in the Kingdom of God? What does a ferret at a soccer match, two arguments, taxes and a demon possessed boy have to do with each other. The answer is a look giving the believer a clear perspective of life and the difference between the secular and the spiritual. Take the time to discover the two keys to being great in Jesus' kingdom and why most people come up short in their quest for the ultimate life. The ferret story alone makes this message worth listening to.

 

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal TWO Week SIX
SEEING CLEARLY
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May 12, 2013

Why would you need a second touch from Jesus? It happens all the time. People get excited and make a commitment to follow Jesus. They ask him to forgive their sins and make them new. Church attendance and Bible reading are an exciting part of their lives. Yet there is something that is still not right in their spiritual life. It happens to people who have been believer for a period of time. They wake up one morning and find it is not as exciting as it used to be. They may even realize that something is wrong but they are not quite sure what it is. The need for a second touch from Jesus is nothing new and something Jesus is wanting to do for each one who needs it. Take time to evaluate your spiritual life and make sure you are seeing clearly in your spiritual life. It is worth your time to be sure.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal TWO Week FIVE
WHAT PEOPLE SEE
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May 5, 2013

What does God want you to see? People see what they want to see. Sometimes it is because of religious beliefs or likes and dislikes. Sometimes it is because they have grown so cold and callous they cannot see the truth right in front of them. Whatever is stopping the person from seeing the world the way God wants them to it is something they need to deal with. Discover five thing God wants the believer to see and how they apply to each life. You may want to consider your own spiritual journey as you watch and listen to this message.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal TWO Week FOUR
Spiritual Food Last Longer
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April 28, 2013

What did Jesus say that drove some of his disciples away? It happened right after he had fed the 5,000 by the lake. A large group of the disciples of Jesus walked away. They said they had enough and of his teachings. He was not meeting their expectations. Learn what turned them off and why it is still happening today. Find out what Jesus said that caused some to draw closer and what caused many to leave him never to return.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal TWO Week THREE
Order From Chaos
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April 21, 2013

Can you make any difference when everything is going wrong? Chaos is a word that describes the world today. It is completely out of control. Social chaos, moral chaos, religious chaos and the list goes on and on. Jesus was surrounded by chaos and was able to handle it and even use it for good. If we look at what he did we may learn how to handle the chaos of the world. We also may learn how to help others who do not know God or have a relationship with his son. Learn how you can make a difference when everything around you is falling apart.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal TWO Week TWO
Choosing SIDES
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April 14, 2013

What is the real Jesus like? The popular notions about Jesus have him as a centrist conformist  who came to bring peace to the world. Yet, that is exactly the opposite of what Jesus told his disciples,  "Don't imagine that I came to bring peace to the earth! I came not to bring peace, but a sword." Matthew 10.34 Jesus was a radical and required those who were going to serve him to be radicals. His request and requirements for service were not inclusive but exclusive. Jesus was clear that a person needed to choose sides in the conflict between good and evil. Pastor Bob clearly shows the radical Jesus as the only Real Jesus.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal TWO Week ONE
Jesus Changes Everything
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April 7, 2013

What does it take to get your life headed in the right direction? The different people who came into contact with Jesus all had the same opportunity. They could get their lives turned in the right direction. Health, finances, relationships and even religion can get a person off track. Allowing Jesus to help is the key to a happy and faith filled life. Some people let Jesus in and some people don't. We need to discover what Jesus was talking about when he said, "Don't be afraid, have faith."

The First Thirteen weeks of The REAL JESUS which cover Journal One and Book One are listed below with their media resources.

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The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal ONE Week THIRTEEN
The Kingdom Explained
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March 31, 2013 EASTER Sunday

What is so important about the Kingdom anyway? Jesus spent a lot of time taking about the Kingdom. The problem is most people still don't understand the Kingdom or why it is so important. Pastor Bob uses a modern sports analogy to help explain the Kingdom, Easter, Sunday and why they are all tied together for the believer. In the end you will understand why the Devil is working so hard to ban Easter, Christmas and even the ten commandments. You will get a glance at winners and losers that fought long ago and who are influencing your world everyday. The Kingdom is explained simply. You will have a new perspective on what Jesus accomplished with his resurrection.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal ONE Week TWELVE
What Jesus Said
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March 24, 2013

What did Jesus teach about the unforgivable sin? Jesus was clear there was only one sin that was unforgivable. That is remarkable when you consider some of the things that are sinful. The list contains some of the worst things you can think of. There are all sort of perversion and cruel acts that according to Jesus can be forgiven but if you blaspheme against the Holy Spirit you can never be forgive. Pastor Bob clearly outlines the spiritual background of this sin and helps each person evaluate it in light of Scripture. Want to know what the unforgiveable sin is? This message will answer that question for you.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal ONE Week ELEVEN
The Results of Wisdom
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March 17, 2013

How do you make the right decisions when the world is so opposed to your way of life? Making right or wise decisions is never easy but especially so when you are surrounded by those who are spiritually separated from God's will. Jesus was aware of this as he walked here on earth. He shows us how to handle such circumstances and what attitude can do to help us be winners in a world that is short sighted and narrow minded. Pastor Bob takes a look at how we should respond to the taunts of the world and how God will respond to the world that taunts us. This message will encourage and strengthen you in your faith walk.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal ONE Week TEN
A Solid Foundation
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March 10, 2013

What ingredients do you need to have a successful Christian life? Much like baking a cake the Christian life is a recipe that requires all the ingredients be put together as directed if it is going to be what is intended. Many people think they can just put it together the way they want and it will turn out all right. The recipe for life is to learn how to follow the directions that Jesus has given to us. Pastor Bob takes a close look at the way Jesus presents the foundation of the Christian experience as he compares it to baking a Lady Baltimore cake. It many sound silly but he makes it easy to understand what Jesus intentions were as he give us the ingredients for life.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal ONE Week NINE
The Sabbath Question
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March 3, 2013

How has Jesus changed the way we live our lives? The Jews were controlled by the standards of the Jewish Law and the 613 commandments contained in it. They were experts at obeying rules on the outside but were very different on the inside. Jesus knew this and he knew that was not going to cut it if they were going to be part of the new Kingdom. Pastor Bob explores how Jesus changed everything and raised the standards required to be accepted by God. This message will challenge you to see the world differently as we approach it with the attitude and teaching of Jesus.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal ONE Week EIGHT
The Sabbath Question
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February 24, 2013

Are Christian believers still supposed to keep the Jewish Sabbath? The question about the Sabbath has tripped up people and caused more than one argument. The Sabbath was given to the nation of Israel through Moses at Mount Sinai and is a sign of the Old Testament Covenant. Pastor Bob shows how the Sabbath and the Old Covenant of the Law is clearly defined and shown in the New Testament. This message shows the contrast between the Old Covenant and the New Covenant. It also shows the choice of the Sabbath of the Jewish Law or the Resurrection of Christ for the Christian believer. This message is straight forward and simple. It will help all to understand and to be able to make a decision based on the teaching of the Bible.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal ONE Week SEVEN
Contrast And Choices
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February 17, 2013

What great danger can the church and believers avoid by learning some wine making principles? The contrast between Jesus and the Pharisees was immense. The contrast in how they saw the word shows in ever thing they did. Jesus healed the Pharisees criticized. Jesus helped people the Pharisees hinder. Jesus has a message that could change how we do church. If followed it would allow for fewer church fights and more church growth. Every church should start a wineskin project to allow themselves to overcome the most common problems the church faces. Learn more and discover what Jesus taught about church growth and cooperation through a very simple parable. Learn how to make the choices Jesus wants you to make as a believer.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal ONE Week SIX
The Synagogue Tour
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February 10, 2013

What would you never expect to find in a church or synagogue? Churches are usually thought of as places where believers gather to worship God. They are not the only ones who attend church. Jesus found this during his tour of synagogues at the beginning of his ministry. This tour produced some interesting responses from various people to his ministry. This message is about what you don't expect to find in church and what the church needs to do when it does show up.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal ONE Week FIVE
ETERNAL LIFE
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February 3, 2013

Do you believe what Jesus said? A night visit from a religious leader was the spark that caused Jesus to define Eternal Life. If you want to know the basics of eternal life, the kingdom of God and if you qualify this message will open the door to answer all those questions and more. You will have to first answer the key question about whether you believe Jesus or not. Pastor Bob takes you on a journey that will span the scriptures from Moses to Jesus and will help you discover if you have been chopped by God's law or will get to spend eternity in heaven.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal ONE Week FOUR
First Things 1st
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January 27, 2013

How do you deal with evil? At the beginning of Jesus' ministry he had to deal with evil first thing. There was the temptations brought against him by the Devil himself. Then he entered the temple and himself confronted with the money changers and merchants using it for personal profit. Jesus had a battle plan in place as he faced the enemy. The enemy also had a battle plan that had worked on everyone else since the beginning of time. The same battle plans the enemy tried to use on Jesus he will try to use on you unless you are prepared. This message is designed to help you develop a Biblically based battle plan for your life.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal ONE Week THREE
Growing Up Jesus
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January 20, 2013

What are the three keys to my personal spiritual growth? From the time Jesus was two until he was thirty we know very little of his life. What we do know tells us more than it appears at first. There is one verse that tells us what was happening during those twenty-eight years. This verse is also a blueprint for the personal spiritual growth of every believer. This message takes you step by step through the basics of personal spiritual growth.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal ONE Week TWO
The Bridge Of Life
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January 13, 2013

What does God expect from us as believers? When we look at the early life of Jesus we can see how he was at work in the lives of many people. Some of the old and some of them were young. They all had the opportunity to live their lives as God was directing. The often did not understand what God was doing at the moment they were called on by God but they all discovered the satisfaction of  taking the step of faith. Pastor Bob shows each of us seven ways we can respond to God this week that will change us and the world we live in. Look at the lives of people who surrounded Jesus in the first few weeks of his life and discover that you like them can live in faith.

The REAL JESUS Study Series Journal ONE Week ONE
Don't Be Afraid
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January 6, 2013

How Does God relate to us on a daily basis? God has always planned to relate to each of us on an individual basis. Pastor Bob explores how we are all different from each other and how God uses the four gospels about the life of Jesus to reach each of us and our unique personalities. This first message from the Real Jesus series looks at the origins of Jesus and how after 400 years God reached out to two families to start the first contact with the message that we should not be afraid.

Who Is Jesus
The REAL JESUS Study Series Introduction to Journaling
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BONUS Material:
The Real Jesus SNAPshot Introduction to Journaling
December 30, 2012

This is the question people usually get wrong, but why? Many got the answer wrong in the time of Jesus and many are still getting it wrong in our time. This message is the introduction to the Real Jesus SNAPshot Journal study into the life and teachings of Jesus. Pastor Bob covers the possible answers to the question, 'Who is Jesus?' He then shows some of the answers that Jesus gave to the question himself. In the end it comes down to a personal journey searching for the truth of the matter. This message ask the individual to make a commitment to discover the Real Jesus.

The REAL JESUS
The REAL JESUS Study Series The Biblical Expedition Vision
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November 11, 2012

How can you get to know the Real Jesus? Paul warned the church in Corinth not to be fooled by a different Jesus. (see 2 Corinthians 114) He was concerned about their being lead astray by someone preaching a message that Jesus did not teach. We have the opportunity to take a Biblical Expediton in 2013 that will take us through ALL the teachings and life events of Jesus. This message sets the stage and the challenge that every believer needs to consider. Do you want to know the REAL JESUS? If you do then you will want to watch this message. (This message outlines the goal and motivation behind the REAL JESUS study series.)

 

 
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