basics of life

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Life is jammed with BASICS: A, B, C; 1,2,3; pint., quart., gallon; inch, foot, yard; website, username, password – to name but a few. In his life, death, and resurrection Jesus claimed to be … Basic Living: “I am the Way to the Truth about Life!” This brief booklet explores His claim. I invite you to come along for the adventure!

Overview of Basics Of Life

Our plan is to examine the fundamentals Jesus taught and demonstrated. You’re invited to explore our findings. All that’s required is an adventurous heart hungry for satisfaction in living. Are you up to the challenge?

Chapter 1

Book Of Jesus

Manual of Life
Book of Jesus

You study the scriptures. These very Scriptures speak about me! Yet you will not come to me in order to have life.
John 5:38-39

Chapter 2

Father Of Jesus

Maker of Life
Father of Jesus

Let us bow down in worship. Let us kneel before our Maker.
Psalm 95:6

Chapter 3

Person Of Jesus

Model of Life
Person of Jesus

I am the Way, the Truth and the Life.
John 14:6

Chapter 4

Spirit Of Jesus

Mentor of Life
Spirit of Jesus

The Counselor, the Holy Spirit, will remind you of everything I have said to you.
John 14:26

Chapter 5

Connection Of Jesus

Means of Life
Connection to Jesus

God gave us eternal life; this life is in his Son. So, whoever has the Son has life; whoever rejects the Son, rejects life.
John 5:11-12

Chapter 6

Fatih in Jesus

Mechanics of Life
Faith in Jesus

We live by faith, not by sight. 2 Corinthians
Corinthians 5:7

Chapter 7

Grace of Jesus

Medicine of Life
Grace of Jesus

We are saved by grace through faith – a gift from God.
Ephesians 2:8

Chapter 8

Intimacy with Jesus

Maintenance of Life
Intimacy with Jesus

A branch must stay connected to the vine to bear fruit. It is the same with you.
John 15:4

Chapter 9

Love of Jesus

Manner of Life
Love of Jesus

We know what real love is because Jesus gave up his life for us.
John 3:16

Chapter 10

Conformity to Jesus

Measure of Life
Conformity to Jesus

God chose us to bear the family likeness of his Son.
Romans 8:29

Chapter 11


Manifestation of Life
Community of Jesus

You are together the body of Christ, and individually you are members of him.
Corinthians 12:27

Chapter 12


Movement of Life
Ministry of Jesus

As the Father sent me, so I am sending you.
John 20:21

Chapter 13


Money of Life
Currency of Jesus

“It’s like a man going on a trip. He called his servants and loaned them money to invest for him while he was gone.”
Matthew 25:14

Chapter 14


Monster of Life
Enemy of Jesus

The thief’s purpose is to steal, destroy and kill. My purpose is to give abundant life.
John 10:10

Chapter 15


Meal of Life
Supper of Jesus

Blessed are those invited to the Supper of the Lamb.
Revelation 19:9

Chapter 16


Mansion of Life
Dwelling of Jesus

“There is plenty of room for you in my Father’s home. I’m on my way to get your room ready.
John 14:2

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