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Posted on May 22, 2018 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Choosing Love over Rights

Matthew 5:38-48

We talk a lot about rights these days. Yet the attention given to human entitlements hasn’t brought about corporate or personal freedom. Instead, most people are prisoners of jealousy (you have greater rig...

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Posted on May 22, 2018 at 1:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Impossible Love Made Possible

Galatians 5:22-23

When a lawyer asked Jesus which commandment was the greatest, He said, “You shall love the Lord your God with all you heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind,” and “the second ...

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Posted on May 18, 2018 at 12:25 PM Comments comments (0)

A Faith Worth Passing Down

2 Timothy 1:3-5

The most precious thing we can pass down to children is our faith--the confident conviction that God is who He says and will do all He has promised. Timothy's strong relationship with Christ didn't materialize out...

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Posted on May 18, 2018 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

The Family Influence: Good or Bad

Deuteronomy 6:6-7

Proverbs 22:6 tells us, "Train up a child in the way he should go, even when he is old he will not depart from it." What a great responsibility this places on parents. Records of royal linea...

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Posted on May 16, 2018 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Influences from Childhood

Isaiah 61:1-3

No one's childhood is perfect. What we experienced during those years has a profound impact, even into adulthood. Things we saw, heard, felt, and even things we did not feel can affect us later in life.

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Posted on May 15, 2018 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Selfish Christianity

John 6:22-27

Which interests you more--who Jesus is or what He can do for you? I’m afraid that too many of us are more concerned about what He can give us than we are about getting to know who He is.

But this is n...

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Posted on May 14, 2018 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

The Comfortable Church

Matthew 28:16-20

I think it’s fairly evident that the society we live in is very self-centered, and this same characteristic can be present in a church. Whenever a local body of believers develops an inward focus, its fruitfuln...

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Posted on May 11, 2018 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Choosing to Believe

John 3:1-21

Faith isn't something we can lay claim to because we were born to believing parents or have citizenship in a Christian country. Nor can we attain it by attending or even teaching Sunday school, though I've often heard such i...

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Posted on May 10, 2018 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)

How to Serve the Church

1 Corinthians 12:18-26

When I talk about serving the church with God-given talents and gifts, people oftentimes think too small. They picture the choir singer or the Sunday school teacher. But if they don't happen to be naturallly a...

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Posted on May 9, 2018 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)

A Caring Church

Luke 10:25-37

Do you realize that believers should not have to look beyond the body of Christ to have their needs met? We are meant to be a self-sustaining body. After several decades in ministry, I have seen only one way for the church to ...

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