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Forgiveness – What we want, we should give

There is nothing so nice as an encouraging verse. However, thinking deeply and carefully about those encouraging verses can be equally challenging! For example, consider the Scripture that invites us to forgive… Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each … Continue reading

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Bridge Building – Remember what Life is About!

This week I invite you to think together with me about building bridges.  No, I don’t mean the type of bridges that we drive cars across.  I mean bridges between people.  Bridges are built by common interests.  Bridges are built … Continue reading

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Faith that is Self Evident

James, the brother of our Lord, has some hard words for those who do not live out their “faith”. He calls it dead. He asks if such faith can save anyone. He declares that such faith is useless. These are hard words. It gets even harder when he says that a person is justified by works and not by faith alone. Continue reading

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The Reality of Heaven

Last Sunday I preached about what the Bible says about Hell. It is a heart wrenching topic. To balance that heavy subject, this week I want to think about Heaven. The great struggle in modern Christianity is that both of … Continue reading

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The Preciousness of Jesus

On Sunday, our children’s moment was about jewelry. The question was, “Which type of jewelry do you like – the gold and precious stones type or the homemade type?” The vote was mixed. Some liked the prettiness of the store … Continue reading

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Living By a Different Vision

Everyone has an idea of what they are capable of.  Sometimes it comes from training.  Our athletes, soldiers, and doctors have this idea.  They have been trained for a job.  It becomes second nature to them and they know that … Continue reading

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Faith – In Disappointment (part 2)

Hosea 3:1 Then the Lord said to me, “Go again, love a woman who is loved by her husband, yet an adulteress, even as the Lord loves the sons of Israel though they turn to other gods and love raisin … Continue reading

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