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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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Reminders from Christmas – God Loves Us!

How do we know people love us?  Sometimes we know because they tell us.  However, most often we know that people love us because of what they do.  These actions are pictures of love. One of the great surprises we … Continue reading

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Loving the Lost

We say often in my house, “If wishes were fishes we would all be in the sea.” We wish a lot of things. As a Christian, I wish often that the people around me all knew Jesus. Sometimes, I even … Continue reading

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Conquering in Christ

It breaks my heart when I see people who live defeated lives. It is as if they have lost hope. Why would a Christian live that way? Continue reading

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It’s Not About Me

Isn’t church all about me? Isn’t it about my wants, my wishes, my hopes, and my dreams? Are you saying right now, “No, of course not!  It’s about Jesus!”? It is about Jesus, but do we make it sometimes about … Continue reading

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Call on God

Think for a moment who you call when you need help… It probably is a short list. Yet, the people on it are people that you can call on with confidence.  How do you know that? You know it because … Continue reading

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