Tag Archives: faith

Tell Me Your Story

Making simple things difficult is alarmingly easy to do. Now, if we all loved hard things it wouldn’t be a big deal. However, too often hard things intimidate us. What is sad is when we make something difficult that isn’t … Continue reading

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Being Welcomed by Jesus

Last Sunday I visited a friend’s church. He was preaching through two of the post-resurrection passages where Jesus appeared to His disciples. His opening thoughts got me to thinking. He posed this question: as the disciples wrestled with the reality … Continue reading

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How Can I Have Courage?

Fear does crazy things to us. It changes how we look at the world around us. It’s like we develop tunnel vision. We only see two things: the thing we fear and a means of escape. We lose sight of … 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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Valuing Freedom on Memorial Day

There are those who don’t understand what the big deal is. They think that the freedom we have in Christ is important, don’t get me wrong, but they act as if the freedom of living by the Spirit instead of … Continue reading

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The Protection of Living by Grace

  As we have been studying Galatians in worship at church, I have been really wrestling with the question of living by grace. As a Christian I am very familiar with being saved by grace. The question I often have, … Continue reading

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Why Do I Believe?

This is a repost of some thoughts that I had last year around this time. I really do think that it does us good to be reminded why we first believed in Jesus, or if you don’t believe in Jesus … Continue reading

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