Tag Archives: hope

The Christian Atheist – A Scary Thought

Today we think about one of the oddest actions in the world. No, it isn’t when people who don’t believe in God act like they don’t believe in Him. It isn’t when people who are iffy about God act like … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Knowing God

Mysteries. They catch my fascination. I love a good who-done-it. They stretch my mind. They capture my imagination. They make me want to solve the puzzle before it is revealed. Have you ever thought of the wonderful mystery of knowing … Continue reading

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The Power We Have (encouragement)

This week I am thinking about God’s uncommon faithfulness. He was faithful to Paul when he was heading to Rome. Paul’s relationship with God tells us much about God’s relationship with all of His people. God is faithful. He encourages. … Continue reading

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Be An Example

Paul said, “Be imitators of me, just as I also am of Christ.”  Quite a statement!  It speaks of Paul’s desire to see those around him become like Jesus.  It speaks of a discipleship that was more modeling than teaching.  … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Ep 21 – Thoughts about The Empty Nest

This week we are thinking about the empty nest. Another one of my children has just graduated High School. This means that we are one child away from the empty nest. I just wanted to share some musings about this … Continue reading

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Live it Out

Paul said, “Be imitators of me, just as I also am of Christ.”  1 Corinthians 11:1 Quite a statement! It is just 11 words, but it speaks of Paul’s desire to see those around him become like Jesus.  It speaks of … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Ep 16 – A Book Review – Coronavirus and Christ by John Piper

So, is it the end of the world or not? Is the Coronavirus serious or has panic set in and has overblown everything? These questions are the types of questions we hear on the radio, news reports, and podcasts everywhere. … Continue reading

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Embracing the Everyday Power of the Resurrection

It is one thing to say that God is with us. It is another to understand what that really means. When Paul tells the church in Ephesus for what he was praying, he reveals what God with us means. Continue reading

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At Calvary – Ep 9 – Gospel Hope. The Power of the Second Coming in the Christian Life

What do you think about when you think about the Second Coming of Christ? Is it about setting dates and identifying the anti-Christ. Is it about knowing the order of the seals, trumpets, and bowls? Or… is it an assurance … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Ep 4 – How do we find hope anew as a people?

In October our U.S. Senate released a report on gun suicides in America. As background to the focus of the study (suicide by firearm) the study gave a synopsis of the rate of suicide and violent death in the U.S. … Continue reading

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