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At Calvary – Ep 17 – Deep Thinking about Struggles Makes Me Think Deeply about Blessings

Struggles happen in all of our lives. In philosophy and theology this subject is called the problem of evil. Today, let’s flip the topic over and talk about the wonder of blessing. Specifically, why are we geared to expect life … Continue reading

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Walking With Each Other Toward Christ

Commiserate. This word comes to us from two Latin words. It means to “lament with”. Commiserating happens when we walk with each other through our struggles. Have we really thought about how important walking together through struggles is? Paul shares … Continue reading

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Shadows at Christmas?

I was thinking last week about the dark things that we sometimes miss seeing when we talk about the first Christmas.  We overlook that Joseph was about to abandon Mary.  We tend to not talk about the babies that were … Continue reading

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The Background of the Believer’s Life

What does it mean to you to say that God is in control? Is that something that gives you confidence, or is it something that makes you confused? In God’s Word the sovereignty of God is the underlying assumption of … Continue reading

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When God is Important to Us, 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 joy! Matthew 13:44 “The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure … Continue reading

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Faith – In Disappointment (part 1)

We have all experienced it.  Maybe it was when you were little and Grandpa promised you an ice cream cone, and then you were crushed when no ice cream cone came.  Maybe it was in middle school when you experienced … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting 101

When I was a kid, I did a lot of troubleshooting. No, I didn’t call it that back then, but I did it. When I was faced with a problem like a ball stuck on a roof, I would think … Continue reading

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