Tag Archives: Bible

Sunday Sermon Notes: October 10, 2021

“And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. But when … Continue reading

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Victorious…?

There are days in my life that don’t feel very victorious; how about you? There are also days when I’m not feeling all that strong or confident in the future; maybe you have those days also. I’ve lived life long … Continue reading

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True Love

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Stillness

One time we went to a barbecue at the home of some friends and I stepped away to have a look at the lake where I took this picture with my phone.  It was still and surprisingly cool for July. … Continue reading

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Having Mercy

Countless generations have come to understand their need for mercy; countless generations have found it. Ours is no different. Of course there have always been those who think they do not need it, and these are a sad lot.  They … Continue reading

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Why I don’t debate any more- Redux

I’ve mentioned this post recently and thought I’d share it today for those who weren’t here back in October 2013 when it originally ran… Before you read this be warned! This is a story of a doctrinal debate that happened in … Continue reading

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Weekly Podcast: June 23, 2021

The first of our weekly podcasts features a message of hope and joy from Colossians 3:15-17… Listen Now

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Naked Before God: Praying in Humility- Redux

Note: I was very surprised this morning to see that this post, posted in April of 2016, is my most viewed post of 2021 thus far. I was struck that a post several thousand posts ago is being found by people … Continue reading

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Love, Justice and Our Response

I will sing of your love and justice;    to you, Lord, I will sing praise.I will be careful to lead a blameless life—    when will you come to me? Psalm 101:1-2a At first this may seem to be quite simple, but look closely and … Continue reading

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Peacemakers

We have already seen that as Jesus went forth proclaiming the Kingdom, that healing, and restoration of wholeness went in His wake, for the restoration of wholeness, including the restoration of relationships torn by the hostility of this world is … Continue reading

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