July 25, 2018

July 25, 2018 “Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” – Lamentations 3:22-23 Today I am celebrating 20 years of marriage to my wonderful wife. Over those years I have constantly been amazed...

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July 18, 2018

July 18, 2018 “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” – John 16.33 The words of Jesus in John 16:33 hold a promise for us, but not the...

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July 11, 2018

July 11, 2018 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. 2 Corinthians 12:9 I’m convinced that there are certain...

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July 4, 2018

July 4, 2018 “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.” – Genesis 1:27 On July 4, 1776 our founding fathers created one of the most powerful sentences to ever be penned in the English language:...

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June 27, 2018

June 27, 2018 “While they were stoning him, Stephen prayed, ‘Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.’ Then he fell on his knees and cried out, ‘Lord, do not hold this sin against them.’ When he had said this, he fell asleep.” – Acts 7:59-60 The book of Acts is full or...

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June 20, 2018

June 20, 2018   “Jesus said, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.’” – Matthew 19:14   Lately, every news channel and social media outlet is abuzz with the crisis of illegal border crossings and how children...

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June 13, 2018

June 13, 2018 “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. This...

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June 6, 2018

June 6, 2018   “For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” – Mark 10:45   Many churches in America have begun to operate with a secular, corporate mentality. Church leaders are tempted to...

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May 30, 2018

May 30, 2018 “So then he told them plainly, ‘Lazarus is dead, and for your sake I am glad I was not there, so that you may believe. But let us go to him.’” – John 11:14-15 In John 11, we see some very strange actions from Jesus. He is...

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May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018 “Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.” – Ephesians 5:15-16 On the walk to the bus stop this morning I asked my 13 year old daughter, now that school was almost...

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