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The Reality of Our Faith – Question 2

Last time we thought about this question: Is Heaven or Earth our home? Today we ask this question: Do we want godliness or painlessness from God? Consider that for a moment. Which do you really want from God? The apostle … Continue reading

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What Bothered Jesus Most

Jesus gives many warnings. However, the tone of most of most of the warnings of Jesus are redemptive in nature. He warns us so that we will avoid the snares of the Devil. He warns in order to save. However, … Continue reading

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Obey God Rather Than Men

The title of this post comes from the Apostle Peter.  When he was commanded to stop preaching in the name of Jesus he declared to the Pharisees he said, “We must obey God rather than men.” (Acts 5:29) When we … Continue reading

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The Test of Commitment

In today’s world we lament a lack of commitment.  We applaud and show excitement when people last long in in their job or position.  Why? We applaud because we don’t see it very often!  We lament that people just can’t … Continue reading

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Believed Promises Change Lives

Think with me about the word tribulation… If that is a hard word to get your head around, pick something like these: struggle, hardship. What words do you think of when you think of those words? Do you think of … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Love of God

It is one thing to talk about how much we need God to save us. It is quite another to talk about how much He wants to save us. For the love of Christ compels us, because we judge thus: that … Continue reading

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How Our Sin Reveals God’s Glory

“The wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Jesus Christ our Lord.” Romans 6:23 Sin reveals God’s glory. That is quite a statement. Did I say sin? Yes, sin. It isn’t exactly a … Continue reading

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Making a Difference for Eternity

I don’t know who said it, but I know that our world seems to live by this axiom, “He who dies with the most toys, wins.” However, we all know that it isn’t our stuff that makes a difference.  Just … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Resurrection

As we think this week about the resurrection of Jesus, consider that the resurrection is God’s declaration of approval of the cross. It is the declaration that the cross is not a failure. It is not a loss. It is … Continue reading

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Loving for Real

In Romans 12 Paul challenges the church in Rome to love. He calls us to love without hypocrisy.  He calls us to commit to loving in a profound way.  Love is different from being nice.  Love is real.  Love is … Continue reading

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