Let Go Of Shame

adam eve shameHumans have been self-conscious since Adam and Eve.

Pride and shame have continued to be part of the structure of society ever since.

Shame leads to anger and aggression.

Unclench. Relax. Lose your pride. 

Be released and made whole, through Christ Jesus, who endured the Cross and rose again to life.

By God’s Grace, we can put off shame and rejection and put on acceptance and freedom.

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Based on a True Story

Based on a True Story – James Choung4 Wheels explaining Life - God - Relationship - New Life

– A fresh new way to understand the Christian faith
– A handy, bite-sized booklet that Christians can give to their friends

Everybody likes a good story. Especially if it’s based on true, real-life events.
But what kind of story is compelling enough to transform your life?
Can a story be powerful enough to change the whole world?

Not the 4 Laws or Bridge to Life, but the 4 Wheels.

Easter Week

Monday

Make an Easter Cross with flax.
http://www.kidssundayschool.com/Gradeschool/Crafts/1craft08.php – cut some flax and fold – great for the children to give to their friends with a verse or a blessing

Tuesday

Practice foot-washing with your guests. Imagine living in a hot country with throbbing ankles and dust – what a blessing to have cold water washing your feet and a glass of water to drink. Find your own way to bless those around you.

Wednesday

The old word lenten means “springtime”—a season of new life. Visit a farm or petting zoo and (north of the equator) look for newborns: piglets, bunnies, lambs or chicks.

Thursday

Prepare to observe Maundy Thursday. The word Maundy comes from a root word meaning “mandate” or “command.” Look up John 13:34-35 to discover the “new commandment” Jesus gives.

Friday

The name Good Friday probably evolved from the phrase “God’s Friday.” Talk about why the day Christ died is ultimately very good—the best—because we all need a Saviour. “Friday’s here – but Sunday’s coming.”

Saturday

Get a clearer idea of the miracle of the tomb rock rolling away by finding a large rock and trying to roll it yourselves. Note that only an act of God could put the guards to sleep and move such a big stone.

Sunday

Practice the traditional Easter greeting: “Christ is risen!” and the reply: “He is risen indeed!”

Easter Booklet

Easter ‘pop’ booklet – jmcwnz

Fold the page (link above) into this “pop” booklet : www.speechtx.com/one_sheet_book.htm – cut the line.
Trim the 2 ends to make for an evenly cut booklet.

My chn (8+10) colour whilst my DH reads and asks questions.
(I can’t track down which site I’d collected these pics from and saved to my computer. Let me know the URL if you ever find them.)

 Shalom