Bible Distribution Day

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We were back at the Petersen Heritage Center giving away the best gift ever – The Word of God.

  • We setup the table on Wednesday December 8, 4:30-6:30 PM.
  • Students were invited to simply take one of these New Testament study Bibles.
  • There were no strings attached, we didn’t require people to pay, to give us there name, or any such thing. 
  • We gave out the Recovery Version. It has footnotes that open up the spiritual meaning of the word. You can still get one free from Bibles for America.

2021-12-08 -Giving-Away-Free-Bibles02While we sat there, we shared portions of the word with one another. When one student came by and was interested in knowing what made this Bible different, we were able to show them a verse we were enjoying. We opened up to Matthew 13:8, where the Lord Jesus tells a parable about a sower who went out to sow. The seeds he sowed fell in different places. The verse says:

But others fell on the good earth and yielded fruit, one a hundredfold, and one sixtyfold, and one thirtyfold.

The other verses in chapter 13 as well as the footnotes in the Recovery Version helped us to understand what the good earth really is. Here’s one of the footnotes for verse 8.

The good earth signifies the good heart that is not hardened by worldly traffic, that is without hidden sins, and that is without the anxiety of the age and the deceitfulness of riches. Such a heart gives every inch of its ground to receive the word that the word may grow, bear fruit, and produce even a hundredfold (v. 23). – New Testament Recovery Version

The student smiled and thanked us for giving her the word of God. Just that alone was such a sweet encouragement to us. Thank the Lord for these sweet opportunities.

2021 Fall College Conference

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Topic: Christ’s Deep Longing and Good Pleasure
November 5th-7th, 2021, Glorieta, New Mexico

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4 Takeaways:

  • The Bible is a romance revealing that God desires a bride and is working to gain her; we
    must respond to God’s desire by loving Christ in a personal and affectionate way.
  • The first couple in the Bible, Adam and Eve, presents a picture of God’s desire to be one with
    man and of all that He did to gain the church for Christ as His counterpart.
  • Christ gave Himself for the church in order to sanctify her through the washing of
    the water in the Word, making the church His beautiful bride.
  • We as the Lord’s bride must earnestly desire for the Lord to come back while also sounding
    the call for sinners’ salvation so that the consummation of the divine romance can be reached!

We also learned a new song based on (Mark 12:30)

(Part 1)

You shall love the Lord with all your heart,

You shall love the Lord with all your soul,

You shall love the Lord with all your mind,

With all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind!

(Part 2)

O Lord, I love You for all the things You are!

O Lord, I love You for all the things You do!

O Lord, I love You. Help me love You more,

With all my heart, with all my soul, with all my mind!

New School Year Welcome and The Meaning of Human Life

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Our guest speaker addressed this important question:
What is the Meaning of Human Life?

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Below you will find some of the lyrics to the songs and the verses that were read in the meeting.

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It Led Me to Want More Fellowship with God

Spending some time in the morning with the brothers has been great. Being able to get knowledge from other people has been very helpful for me in getting to know God better. As good fellowship with others should, it has led me to want to fellowship with God even more.

It’s also been a great way to slow things down. It gives me some time to forget everything else going on and just talk with other people who love Jesus. Overall the experience has been enjoyable.

– Ariel

2019 Arches Spring Break Trip

Christians on Campus took this two-night trip to explore beautiful southern Utah! We explored the town of Moab, Arches National Park, and Canyonlands national park! The natural creation of God allows us to perceive His invisible characteristics– His power, His beauty! God becomes so real to us when we are out exploring nature!

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Winter Gospel Outreach on the Campus

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At the Peterson Heritage Center

We joined forces with the Full Time Training in Anaheim, CA to go out and spread the good news of Jesus Christ on the University of Utah Campus!

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We also met up with our dear visitors from Anaheim up in Park City!

The Body of Christ is in Utah!

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Handing out Bibles is a real joy!

We handed out gospel tracts, invitations to Bible studies and plenty of free Bibles!

 

Today Jesus is the real Jubilee

A story from the Fall 2018 College conference held in Wanship, Utah

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The last message of the conference was about the Jubilee. God had delivered the Israelites, His people, from Egypt and from oppression.. At the end of Leviticus God gave them the instruction to observe the year of Jubilee – that was supposed to be every 50th year. The children of Israel each had received a portion of the good land from God. Over time, if some mismanaged their possessions, they might have sold everything they had, even their portion of the land, and possibly even themselves (into slavery). However, on the year of Jubilee, they got to go back to their possessions!

Today Jesus is the real Jubilee–and we are those who have been set free from all slavery that is in the world! When we got saved, Jesus restored us to Himself as our allotted portion and to our family–all the brothers and sisters in the church! We used to live oppressed but now have Jesus and our new family! – Debbie

Spending Personal Time with the Lord

A story from the Fall 2018 College Conference held in Wanship, Utah

Spend-Personal-Time-with-the-Lord-To-Eat-HimThe Bible verses in the College Conference emphasized the importance of eating Christ. For example, John 6:57 says, “As the living Father has sent Me and I live because of the Father, so he who eats Me, he also shall live because of Me.” For us to actually experience this, we were sent off to spend personal time with the Lord. During that time, I practiced singing to the Lord, reading His word, praying, and simply learning to spend time with Him, even learning to just communicate with Him.

Another aspect of eating Christ that stood out to me in the conference was that whatever we are surrounded by, that is what we take in to us and that is what we end up expressing. On the one hand, this is quite serious, as we could end up with “Garbage in, garbage out.” On the other hand, if we’re taking Christ in, then we’re expressing Him. – Eli

Christians on Campus at the University of Utah – 2018 Spring Break Trip

This much anticipated Spring Break trip took us through the following cities:
Colorado: Denver, Boulder, Estes Park
Wyoming: Lyman

When we were in Denver on Thursday and Friday morning of the trip we gathered together before going sight-seeing. Those morning times were full of fellowship and worship. We released our spirits in praise to the Lord like never before, especially as we sang Psalm 30:11-12 “Thou hast turned my mourning into dancing for me…!”

Here are the lyrics of this song:

Thou hast turned my mourning into dancing for me;
Thou hast put off my sackcloth;
Thou hast turned my mourning into dancing for me,
And girded me with gladness;
To the end my glory may sing praise unto Thee,
And not be silent.
O Lord my God, I will give thanks unto Thee forever.

Listen to the tune here: https://www.hymnal.net/en/hymn/h/1334

In Denver we also visited the Red Rock Amphitheater where we sang some songs from the stage!

Boulder is such a colorful town! We hiked and went tea tasting, of course!

During the Christians on Campus Mountain States College Cconference at Estes Park, every student from every campus prepared a one minute point of truth. One person shared on 2 Corinthians 4:7 “We have this treasure in earthen vessels…”. According to the verses surrounding this verse, the light of God is what brings the treasure into us, the vessels. This Treasure is Jesus Christ! What is needed, is for us to open our minds to God. This is like a camera opening the shutter to let the light in and then the light burns the image onto the film! Lord Jesus, We’d like to turn to you again and again, and gain You more and more!

 

An Exceedingly Good Land – How to Possess the Land

In this Bible study we reviewed the history of the children of Israel, as they left Egypt and the things they experienced on their way to the Good Land. The Lord really led us to focus on two matters: Confessing our Sins, and Eating Christ – through His Word.

Although we are on a college campus, reading many books and articles and studying topics thoroughly, our eating of Christ in His Word is something special. We must come to His Word, linger there, contact the living Person there, and learn to exercise our spirit, our deepest part, to receive Him, digest Him, and assimilate Him.

Why did God bring us to this university? To meet other Christians and mutually help one another to… POSSESS THE LAND!

Download this short Bible Study: An Exceedingly Good Land 09

An Exceedingly Good Land – Its Unsearchable Riches – Minerals 2

Minerals2We had seen that minerals are for building. This time we saw that minerals are also for protection. That is, for the spiritual warfare.

Ephesians 6:11 Put on the whole armor of God that you
may be able to stand against the stratagems of
the devil

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Join us for the Christians on Campus Bible Studies. We not only study, we also get to know each other, we eat dinner, we sing, and we pray!

An Exceedingly Good Land – Its Unsearchable Riches – Minerals

Even as we gather and enjoy delicious food with the Christians on Campus club, and even as we prepare for our big Spring Break Trip with the club, our focus is still Christ. This week we saw what our relationship is with the minerals found in the Good Land. Furthermore, we found that our need is transformation!

Coming to Him, a living stone, rejected by men
but with God chosen and precious, You
yourselves also, as living stones, are being built
up as a spiritual house into a holy priesthood to
offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God
through Jesus Christ. (1 Pet 2:4-5)

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An Exceedingly Good Land – Its Unsearchable Riches – Food

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 6pm.

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As we continued to look at the Good Land, which represents Christ, we saw it’s goodness represented by fig trees, pomegranates, the olive tree, and milk and honey.  We found…

  • sweetness
  • satisfaction
  • beauty
  • and the abundance of life

Ultimately again, to experience Christ in such a rich way and to flow His life out to others, we must be those who get filled with the Spirit, as revealed in the following verse…

And I answered a second time and said to him, What are the two olive branches that are by the side of the two golden spouts, which empty the gold from themselves? And he spoke to me, saying, Do you not know what these are? And I said, No, sir. And he said, These are the two sons of oil, who stand by the Lord of the whole earth. (Zech. 4:12-14)

Come and join us Wednesdays at 6pm

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