I'm starting a new teaching series at OBF this Sunday called "The Real Jesus." My desire is to dispel the many misconceptions about Jesus from both outside and inside the church. I hope to challenge and be challenged to stop molding a Jesus in our own image, but rather to let Jesus be who the Scriptures reveal him to be. I fear that many of us have made Jesus into a mascot that cheers for our cause or supports our hot-button issue. A Jesus like this one below that one of my girls received as a gift:
Do you worship a Jesus in your own image? Have you made him simply a mascot?