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God accepts only one person, His beloved Son. And we are in Him. So He accepts us on exactly the same basis as He accepts Christ. Therefore, we need not struggle to earn God’s favor.

Our Acceptance: Quote from Frank Viola

What Other Authors are Saying About
A Couple with Common Cents

“I urge you to do something special for those you love most—read this book!”

Dan Miller, author of the New York Times bestselling book 48 Days to the Work You Love, 48days.com

 

Frank Viola headshot photo“Over the years, I’ve met so many Christians who were gifted in various areas, but when it came to their finances, they lacked common sense. It’s difficult bringing up the issue to such people, as money is a ​sensitive matter. Ryan Eidson has solved the problem for us. He has written an excellent, highly readable, modern-day parable that most North Americans can relate to.

“The book packs a lot of practical insight into the whole realm of finances. A Couple with Common Cents is a book you can happily hand to those people you want to encourage and inspire with respect to their finances.”

Frank Viola, author of Jesus Now and God’s Favorite Place on Earth, frankviola.org

derek olsen“Seeing eye-to-eye in the finance department is crucial for any marriage. I have seen too much stress caused by avoiding the money talk. But it doesn’t have to be that way. In A Couple with Common Cents Ryan Eidson takes any married couple from financial frustration to financial freedom. Do your money and your marriage a favor, read this book and apply the principles.”

Derek Olsen, Better Conversations on Money and Marriage, derekandcarrie.com

 

Have you ever thought about what Jesus is doing today?

Is He just sitting in heaven waiting for the Father to tell Him to come back, twiddling His thumbs?

Hardly.

This is a topic that I’ve wanted to research for at least three years now, if not more. I went back through my file of “things to research someday”. Here’s a screenshot:

jesus-now-today

Well, Frank Viola beat me to it with his newest book, Jesus Now. And I’m glad he did. Not because I don’t have to do the research, but because Viola did a fantastic job clearly explaining Jesus’ current ministry.

And Frank explained much more than Jesus as our high priest.

Jesus Now: What Is He Up To Today?

Jesus is still active and present. In fact, He has seven specific ways that He works today. And all seven have to do with you and me. Continue Reading…

“You don’t serve God to get God’s favor and acceptance. You serve God from the basis of having His favor and acceptance. And there’s a world of difference between those two things.”

Quote from “Jesus Now” by Frank Viola

 

I’m preempting what I had planned to post today because I want to share this audio with you.

Frank-Viola-podcast-artworkThis week Frank Viola released a new episode of his podcast.

He calls this episode, “12 Forgotten Things Every Christian Should Know.”

This episode stopped me in my tracks.

These were the best 24 minutes of encouragement I received this week from an online source. This is perhaps the best podcast episode I’ve heard all spring. Continue Reading…

Does God have a place that He regards as special above all others?

Is it Jerusalem? The city where Solomon built the temple?

Is it the tabernacle, the tent that moved with the Israelites before the temple was built?

Is it a “church building”?

No. God’s favorite place on earth is not one particular place on the map.

(book trailer on YouTube)

Two millennia ago, God walked on the earth in the flesh. Jesus Christ was rejected everywhere He went. Every place He walked, no one wanted Him. Except one tiny village…Bethany. Continue Reading…