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At Calvary – Episode 93 – Trials, What are They Good For?!

Usually when we start a letter, we start gently and slowly warm up to any difficult issues we need to address. The letter in the Bible, James, doesn’t start that way. This week, Jeff, Ed and John begin a new … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 92 – Think on These Things

What does it mean to “think like Christ”? Does it make us all cookie cutters of one another? This week, Jeff, Ed and John examine Paul’s encouragement to think on certain things. Very quickly we discover that thinking like Christ … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 91 – New Year, New You

News bulletin! We have just entered a new year. Folks all around us are making New Year’s resolutions and talking about the “new me.” Have you heard of the term new creation? Paul uses it in one of his letters. … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 90 – The Joy of the Lord is Jesus

Joy. We connect it so often with happiness. Happiness is temporary. Happiness is connected with our circumstances. Biblical joy is deeper. Jesus had joy when facing the cross. He offers to give us the same type of joy. Looking for … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 89 – The Word is Grace

Big words cause our tongues to trip. Small words trip up our life. This week at the Lighthouse Community Center we talk about a small word that has a huge meaning. It is the word that tells us what Jesus … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 88 – How Can We Be Content?

Gimme, Gimme, Gimme. There is an almost insatiable desire for more built into our culture. It even bleeds into Christmas. As we prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ, it might be a good time to consider what it means … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 87 – Thanksgiving and Gratitude

There is something significant about saying, “Thank you!” It isn’t just something we should do when we are helped by a server at a restaurant. Nor is it just a word that we should say when someone passes the potatoes. … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 86 – More than in Name Only

“Follow me as I follow Christ.” This is an encouragement that God’s man, Paul, gave to the young church leader Timothy. Paul wasn’t just asking Timothy to follow his example. He was also encouraging him to compare Paul’s example to … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 85 – Justified Before God?

Talk is cheap. That is a well used observation, isn’t it? It is the observation that it is easy to say things that sound good or loving. It is easy to sound committed to a cause. It is much more … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 84 – Becoming People Who Can’t Be Trusted

We’re better than lost people, aren’t we? Such is the attitude of self-righteousness and hypocrisy that we so often critiqued by the apostle Paul and our Lord Jesus. They didn’t just say that we shouldn’t think like that. They said … Continue reading

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