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Why Do I Believe?

I think about this question from time to time. These are not new thoughts, but I really do think that it does us good to be reminded why we first believed in Jesus. If you don’t believe in Jesus as … Continue reading

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God’s Value to Us

There are a couple of ways to measure what we value. The first way to measure what we value is what we are willing to pay or sacrifice to get it. The other way is how does what we value … Continue reading

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When Christ is Important, We Find Joy

What moves you? What makes your heart beat with passion or your eyes light up? It’s worth it, isn’t it? It’s worth the effort. It’s worth the struggle. It’s a joy! Is this Jesus to us? Continue reading

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Love Means Sacrifice

“The King will answer and say to them, ‘Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.’” Matthew 25:40 Do … Continue reading

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Sacrificing to God

Worship. Sacrifice. As Christians we think of those two words as separate things. However, those two words are deeply connected in both Scripture and life. When we worship we want to declare that God has supreme value to us. We … Continue reading

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Return to Simply Adoring God

When we talk about why we are on the earth, the answers are usually us centered.  We speak of finding fulfillment and purpose.  We speak of God having a wonderful plan for our lives.  Can you imagine doing that with … Continue reading

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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 show something is valuable when you got it for free? Philippians 3:8-10 English Standard … Continue reading

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Sacrifice and Love

“The King will answer and say to them, ‘Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.’” (Matthew 25:40) Do … 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) The question … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Love of God

2 Corinthians 5:14-15 – For the love of Christ compels us, because we judge thus: that if One died for all, then all died; and He died for all, that those who live should live no longer for themselves, but for … Continue reading

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