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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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Those Never Ending Jobs

Do you have any projects that never seem to end? They just seem to go on and on. Sometimes we get tired, don’t we? When that happens we are faced with a choice: 1) quit and leave the job undone … Continue reading

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The Reality of Heaven

Whenever I preach about what the Bible says about Hell, it is a heart wrenching topic. When I preach about Hell I want to think about Heaven. The great struggle in modern Christianity is that both of these great teachings … 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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What is He Worth?

Living His Worth You know the old saying, “You get what you pay for.” We know that there is value in something we have to pay for. How do you show something is valuable to you when you got it … 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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Is Being a Disciple too Radical For Us?

There are two words that are rattling around my head today: discipleship and radical. We are called by Jesus to follow Him. Followers of Jesus are called disciples. What type of disciple does Jesus call us to be? Jesus said, … Continue reading

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Peoples is Peoples

My title for this week comes from an older Muppet movie. In the movie, Kermit has lost his memory and, as usual, Miss Piggy is angry a lot. The owner of a diner is sharing this wisdom to point out … 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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Pssst… I Want to Tell You a Secret

Who doesn’t love hearing a secret? I am not talking about gossip. Gossip is gross. But, there is something about secrets. Book writers use that in their titles all the time: “The Secret to a Happy Life” “The Secret to … Continue reading

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