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Today's reading: John 8:12, John 8:39-59

As Jesus continues to dialogue with the people who are opposing Him about being the Son of God, the crux of their argument is that Abraham is their father and they follow him. In other words, their assertion is that their salvation is through their Jewish heritage or birthright as direct descendants of Abraham. Jesus, however, very clearly informs them otherwise, pointing out that while they are physical descendants of Abraham, they are in fact still sinners who are in need of a Savior.

"'Why do you not understand what I say? It is because you cannot bear to hear my word. You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies... Whoever is of God hears the words of God. The reason why you do not hear them is that you are not of God'" (vs. 43-44, 47).

Prior to making the decision to turn our lives over to Christ (entering into a personal relationship with Him), we are totally and completely slaves to sin. We are our own god. We're self-centered, and our will is to follow our sinful desires. BUT JESUS CHANGES EVERYTHING!

With December upon us we are now in the Christmas season and its message of love and hope. Who do you know who needs to hear about, see and personally meet Jesus? (I guarantee you that you know someone--and probably several someones.) Will you step out and talk to these people (friends, co-workers, store clerks, family) about God's love for them? Invite someone to church this Christmas season--this Sunday, next Sunday, Christmas Eve. You could change someone's life for eternity! Tami

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Great way to think what we can do for Christmas? To invite someone to church to meet the Savior Who has provide the best and lasting gift of salvation and eternal life with Him forever!

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Hi, my name is Tami Weissert, the P4 facilitator and the "voice" behind the blogs. I'm passionate about helping people grow spiritually and actively encourage Bible engagement through conference speaking and writing. I also served as co-host of the Back to the Bible radio program for over 8 years. A little about me. I'm married to Jeff, and we love scuba diving, playing with our 3 dachshunds and going to Husker football games. I also love growing orchids, singing and Diet Pepsi. I hope you'll join in the conversation as we read the Bible and grow together.

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