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The Poor You Will Always Have With You

Do you have any projects that never seem to end? They just seem to go on and on. Sometimes we get tired, don’t we? When that happens we are faced with a choice: 1) quit and leave the job undone … Continue reading

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The Reality of Heaven

Last Sunday I preached about what the Bible says about Hell. It is a heart wrenching topic. To balance that heavy subject, this week I want to think about Heaven. The great struggle in modern Christianity is that both of … Continue reading

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Do All Things… Through Christ

Who doesn’t love hearing a secret? I am not talking about gossip. Gossip is gross. But, there is something about secrets. Book writers use that in their titles all the time: “The Secret to a Happy Life” “The Secret to … Continue reading

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The Myth of Security (Part 2)

A profound phenomenon accompanies our problems and struggles – worry. When problems break through our ineffective strategies to be safe, worry is usually our companion. I had written a couple of weeks ago that we would talk about trust in … Continue reading

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The Myth of Security (Part 1)

Storms. Here in central Iowa we have had plenty of them lately. It doesn’t matter if it is wind, rain, hail, or flood waters, they all surprise us with their power. It doesn’t even really matter how often it happens, … Continue reading

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The Secret of Humility

I hate just listing a group of verses, but I think that this time it’s necessary. Why? I believeĀ I need to list them because we struggle with actually believing what God has said. Sure, we nod our head and say, … Continue reading

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Count the Cost of the Life You are Living

We have been talking a lot about the freedom we have in Christ. Sometimes I think that we start believing that living in this freedom has no cost to us. So, we are surprised when God asks something of us. … Continue reading

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