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Genuine Worship; April 2, 2019


Romans 12:1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship. Romans 12 is a very familiar, dearly loved chapter for … Continue reading

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Love; December 27, 2018


1 John 3:18 Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth. John wrote a good bit on this theme, but he was only echoing what he saw and heard in Jesus. In … Continue reading

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Pastoral Ministry; August 31, 2018


Acts 20:20-21 “You know that I have not hesitated to preach anything that would be helpful to you but have taught you publicly and from house to house. I have declared to both Jews and Greeks that they must turn … Continue reading

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Truth; July 30, 2018


John 16:12-13 “I have much more to say to you, more than you can now bear. But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all truth. He will not speak on his own; he will … Continue reading

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The Joy of Giving; August 11, 2017


1 Chronicles 29:9 The people rejoiced at the willing response of their leaders, for they had given freely and wholeheartedly to the Lord. David the king also rejoiced greatly. The fact of the matter is, there is joy in giving. … Continue reading

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November 26, 2016


1 Corinthians 7:7 I wish that all men were as I am. But each man has his own gift from God; one has this gift, another has that. The specific gift Paul is discussing here is the rather unusual one … Continue reading

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October 6, 2016


Mark 9:23, 29 “If you can’?” said Jesus. “Everything is possible for him who believes.” … He replied, “This kind can come out only by prayer.” I have always loved the father’s exclamation in verse 24, but just now what … Continue reading

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