“How much do I need Jesus?” (Ephesians 2:1-3)

| Mar 23, 2019

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And you were dead in the trespasses and sins 2in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience— 3among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out […]

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“Every Day Towards Eternity” (1 Cor 10:31)

| Oct 27, 2018

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So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. –1 Corinthians 10:31 When we break down this verse, the core statement is this: “Do all to the glory of God.” Paul gives us several examples that fit into this “all”: eat, drink, and whatever. The goal here […]

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“A Good Name” (Prov 22:1)

| Aug 18, 2018

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A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold. –Proverbs 22:1 I was doing really well. I had gathered just about as much as I could. My baseball glove was filled to the brim with grass I had plucked from around me in the outfield. […]

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Righteousness Brought to Light (Ps 37:5-8)

| Feb 23, 2018

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Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him, and he will act. 6He will bring forth your righteousness as the light, and your justice as the noonday. [7Be still before the LORD and wait patiently for him; fret not yourself over the one who prospers in his way, over the man who carries out […]

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Paid in Full (Isaiah 53:6)

| Oct 14, 2017

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All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned-every one-to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all. –Isaiah 53:6 What is it like to owe nothing? Our van needed new tires; it was another costly but necessary repair to keep our vehicle rolling for our growing […]

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In His Grip (Ps 91:1-2)

| Jul 8, 2017

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He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. 2I will say to the LORD, “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” –Psalm 91:1-2 Was she holding me or was I holding her? It was Myka’s first time in the pool. As […]

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Out with the Old, in with the Renewed (Eph 4:31-32)

| Apr 1, 2017

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Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. 32Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you. –Ephesians 4:31-32 “We’re pregnant again?!?” My wife, Angela, and I were not expecting another one, but the Lord had other […]

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