Jesus is the center...

It was a lot of fun last night at Elevate! haha..."Whose room is it anyway" was hilarious...I wonder whose room will be next week? I'm excited that God is doing a work in the youth group. I was reading this morning in Colossians 1:15-16,

"He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For by Him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities-all things were created through Him and for Him. And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together."

What an awesome description of Jesus...Last night at Elevate was the last week on prayer and why it's important in our lives. I was reminded again by this passage that Jesus must be the center of our lives.

Colossians 1:17b says, "and in him all things hold together." Not only is God the creator, but He is what holds the universe in place...God has such a great answer to the world, He came to save those who are lost...he came to show us a new way through Jesus Christ.

Why must we make Christianity so difficult? It is the power of God in us..."If anyone is in Christ He is a new creation, old things have passed away, behold all things are new!"

What i'm learning in my own life is that Jesus must be the center of my relationships, my attitude, my thoughts, my desires...It has been a journey to find out how much I need Jesus to change me every day. I do not want to become stagnant and go through my daily motions without a fresh word from God and letting His word saturate my life.

I pray that we as Christians throw aside every weight that is holding us down and look to Jesus as our source of life and believe that He is stronger and mightier than any obstacle we face in this life.

Sweet. Jesus loves you.