Category Archives: Letters to Jesus

personal letters to Jesus

Unresponsive to Jesus’ Words

(This is a letter to Jesus about “Christians” who are unresponsive to Jesus’ words.) Dear Jesus, As you know, I am waiting at Les Schwab Tires.  I’m sitting in a soft gray chair with plastic arm rests.  You and I … Continue reading

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Gone Forever, Lost Forever

My friend is gone forever. Dear Jesus, Just yesterday morning I heard of the passing of my comrade at work.  As you know, I have worked with her for many years. Just a few months ago she took your name … Continue reading

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Fly Again

Dear Jesus, The sadness I feel this morning is more than I think I can bear. What do I do when my dreams are slipping away?  It’s like watching someone you love slip from your hands beneath the waves.  Like … Continue reading

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Are We Listening to You?

Dear Jesus, There is something I wanted to talk to you about yesterday.  Other things called for my attention, so I put it off till today. Seeing as how it was warm and sunny, Kathy and I walked to church … Continue reading

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Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth

Dear Jesus, Too often Kathy and I are concerned—sometimes alarmed—about things we hear in church. Maybe it’s good the two of us don’t just accept everything we hear without testing its truthfulness by the Bible.  You heard all about it … Continue reading

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Too Much to Ask

Dear Jesus, Is it too much to ask, to see you on the Sunday morning before Christmas? The subject of the sermon was the inspiration of the Bible.  It wasn’t even about you!  A list of prophecies that were fulfilled … Continue reading

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What About You?

Dear Jesus, I feel sad.  I wonder if you feel the same. We sang songs about you in church.  Your name was slipped in at the end of a prayer or two.  During the sermon the entire book of Daniel … Continue reading

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Maybe Someday You Will Be the Hero in Someone’s Sermon

Dear Jesus, Once again the most wonderful opportunity to glorify you was missed!  The sermon text was Daniel chapter 10.  I don’t know how a more detailed description of you could have been given in a sermon text.  Yet I’m … Continue reading

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I Missed You in Church Today

Dear Jesus, I missed you in church today. As you know, the sermon was about the three Hebrews who were cast into the fiery furnace.  I don’t recall that you were even mentioned.  Not even the possibility was entertained that … Continue reading

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