Tag Archives: Jesus

Do We Have to Choose Between the Manger and the Cross?

During the Christmas season we think about Jesus coming as a baby. There is wonder here. There is a miracle. Yet, do we sometimes we get stuck in Bethlehem and the manger? He was born for a purpose. He was born … Continue reading

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In God We Trust… Not just a slogan for money

Trust matters. Trust is at the heart of so much of our lives. It is why we will buy a car from one dealer and not another. It is why we will pick a slightly more expensive paint over another. … Continue reading

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Thinking about being good

Galatians 2: 21 I do not nullify the grace of God, for if righteousness comes through the Law, then Christ died needlessly. This passage always makes me pause.  Why?  It’s because of how little Peter did to bring it about. … Continue reading

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Why Do I Believe?

Matthew 27:22 Pilate said to them, “Then what shall I do with Jesus who is called Christ?” When Pilate asked the crowd what he should do with Jesus, he was seeking a way out of his responsibility.  He did not … Continue reading

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Sacrifice and Love

“The King will answer and say to them, ‘Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.’” (Matthew 25:40) Do … Continue reading

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Proud or Honest?

Luke 1: 53 ” He has filled the hungry with good things; And sent away the rich empty- handed. Pride is an American institution.  We have self-made men.  We have stars.  We have prima donnas.  We have divas.  We are … Continue reading

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Are You Ready

Mark 13:37 What I say to you I say to all, ‘ Be on the alert! Are you ready for Jesus to come back?  No, I am not asking if your bags are packed.  Nor am I asking if your … Continue reading

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