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September 8, 2019

You Are Needed!

You Are Needed!

Paul is writing about how we should want to live when we recognize the great love and mercy of God. This is what it means to be a follower of Christ. We don’t have to be “good and acceptable and perfect.” God is. These are the great gifts and mercies of God. In response to […]

June 16, 2019

OBADIAH: Get Off the Sidelines!

OBADIAH: Get Off the Sidelines!

Just wait a while. You will see that God always has the final word, the ultimate victory. The last chapter in every story is always God’s and it is always good. Which is why Obadiah concludes his prophesy with these words: “The kingdom will be the Lord’s” (v. 21). Judgment and victory are in God’s […]

January 20, 2019

Stead-fast-love

This is steadfast love. This is a love that if we strung all its attributes together it would look like steadfast-unrelenting-unfailing-patient-believing-hoping-enduring-love. This is amazing love! This love comes from God who is transforming us moment by moment and day by day. As we meet today to set our course for the coming year, it is […]

September 23, 2018

Jesus Loves a Good Deal

Sometimes the ordinary turns out to be extraordinary! Jesus knows there’s great treasure in you, too. In fact, he died to prove it to you. Jesus loves a good deal. Jesus believes you are worth everything he had to give up, including his life, because he wants you to have the treasures of God’s Kingdom. […]

September 16, 2018

One Ominous Day In Galilee

This encounter between Jesus and the Pharisees is essential to understanding Jesus and his Gospel: love and care for people always surpasses strict obedience to the law. This story confronts us with God’s truth and dares us to believe it. This story challenges us to put aside what we think we know, and to listen […]

May 27, 2018

Guardian of the Galaxy

Jesus the Guardian redeems the Galaxy from sin and death. God is not only the Guardian of the galaxy, but God has a special place in the divine heart for humankind, making us in God’s image and likeness (Genesis 1:27). In Proverbs 8:31, we learn that God rejoices in the inhabited world and delights in […]

March 18, 2018

Exit Lines

As Christians, we proclaim Christ crucified because we know that the cross is the clearest sign of just how far Jesus will go to show us the love of God. Jesus died so that we could receive forgiveness and new life. He gave himself for us to demonstrate the value of a life of self-denial. […]