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The Preciousness of Jesus

On Sunday, our children’s moment was about jewelry. The question was, “Which type of jewelry do you like – the gold and precious stones type or the homemade type?” The vote was mixed. Some liked the prettiness of the store … Continue reading

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Living By a Different Vision

Everyone has an idea of what they are capable of.  Sometimes it comes from training.  Our athletes, soldiers, and doctors have this idea.  They have been trained for a job.  It becomes second nature to them and they know that … Continue reading

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Faith – In Disappointment (part 2)

Hosea 3:1 Then the Lord said to me, “Go again, love a woman who is loved by her husband, yet an adulteress, even as the Lord loves the sons of Israel though they turn to other gods and love raisin … Continue reading

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4 questions that check the reality of our faith (part 2)

Consider an athlete. No athlete can become an athlete without exertion and pain. They have to train. They have to stretch those muscles in new ways. They have to work through pain to get to the next level of performance. Why do they do it? Continue reading

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For the Person Who Has It All

1 Timothy 6:6-8 But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment. For we have brought nothing into the world, so we cannot take anything out of it either. If we have food and covering, with … Continue reading

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Trust is about Truth

Have you said in your heart or heard a friend say, “I just don’t feel that God is very close to me.” I want to think today about that word ‘feel’… Continue reading

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Bringing God a Sacrifice

On Sunday we talked about worship.  However, we didn’t so much talk about the elements of worship like prayer, sermons, and music.  We talked about what those elements were supposed to do.  They are supposed to help us sacrifice. Sacrifice.  … Continue reading

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