Posts by Jeremy Henson

077: Passionate Community

Photo by Tim Marshall on Unsplash

How far does sharing go in community? Community draws us to share all that we have to care for the needs of others. Community leads to our needs being met.  We are not talking about unhealthy, narcissistic needs, but genuine human needs.  When a group of people gathers together with the same servant attitude that places others…

Listen to this episode

076: Seeking Passionate Community

Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash

How do we know what love is?  How can we recognize right passion?  John tells us in this short letter that he has written.  “This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us.  And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers.”  (1 John 3:16) Love and…

Listen to this episode

075: Passion for Our Children

Photo by Robert Collins on Unsplash

The writer of Deuteronomy encourages us to impress the ways of God upon the hearts of our children.  It says that we should talk about God’s ways when we are at home or on the road.  Even to the point of hanging them on our doorframes.  Think about that for a minute.  Whether we are…

Listen to this episode

074: Passion for Your Spouse

Photo by Foto Pettine on Unsplash

To bring the act of creating humanity to completion (and thus taking care of the “It is not good…”), God creates Eve.  Before God does this though, he demonstrates that there is nothing else in all of creation that will fill the need for relationship like another human.  Adam could not find completion in any…

Listen to this episode

073: Relationship in the Garden

Photo by Jeremy Bishop on Unsplash

One of God’s great acts of passion was the creation of the world.  Genesis 1 records for us the great care and creativity that God put into bringing all that exists together.  In Genesis 2, the focus turns from the world in general to humanity in particular.  As we watch the creative dance unfold before us,…

Listen to this episode