Tag Archives: love

Getting Back to Love

I challenged my church this week to think long about how God has loved them. The goal? That we might respond the way the Bible writers respond when they are thinking about the love of God. I thought that it … Continue reading

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We Can Worship

We read in the Psalms, “Shout joyfully to the Lord, all the earth. 2 Serve the Lord with gladness; Come before Him with joyful singing. 3 Know that the Lord Himself is God; It is He who has made us, and not we ourselves; We are His people and the sheep … Continue reading

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How Precious is the Crucifixion to Us?

Why does the crucifixion matter? Why do we talk about the blood? There are those in the world that are surprised that we still talk about the death of Jesus every year. However, His death is central to the message … Continue reading

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Thinking deeply as We Head to the Cross

For us, many things happen by accident. We have flat tires that make us late for work. We have trees that lose branches and knock out windows. We forget our keys, have to call our family, and are late for an appointment. Yet, in the life of our Lord Jesus, the cross was no accident. Continue reading

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Mediocrity with Jesus?

Mediocrity. When you hear that word, what do you think about? When I think about mediocrity I think about not trying. I think about settling for less because it is easier. When I think about my relationships, especially my relationship with God, I don’t want to be mediocre. Continue reading

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The Background of the Believer’s Life

What does it mean to you to say that God is in control? Is that something that gives you confidence, or is it something that makes you confused? In God’s Word the sovereignty of God is the underlying assumption of … Continue reading

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What are you waiting for?

Have you decided to do something and after you did it asked, “Why did I wait so long?” It’s a common experience. It happens when we’ve delayed something out of convenience or fear. When we finally force ourselves to do … Continue reading

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