Monthly Archives: March 2014

Still There Is Room

Ah, the Parable of the Dinner: both tragic and majestic! You have the invite in your hand. Will you be by the fire in the warm banquet hall or will you be outside in the rain looking through the window as your … Continue reading

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The Gospel in a Nutshell

If you had to sum up the Good News of the Gospel, how would you do it? What would you say? “For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received, that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and … Continue reading

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Jethro’s Council

Ever feel burned out? Ever feel like you are trying to do everything and it’s finally catching up to you? Imagine being Moses! In Exodus 18, Moses went to visit with his wife’s father, Jethro. Moses told Jethro all about … Continue reading

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Heart of Stone, Heart of Flesh

What was it about David? Why was he so “highly favored?” How did he become “a man after My own Heart?” (Acts 13:22) It was not because David was the perfect servant. Actually, David was far from perfect. David committed two crimes against … Continue reading

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Faith that Jesus Commended

Jesus personally commended two people for their great faith. During his whole ministry, only two people showed faith worthy of commending. Who were they? Well, one was the Roman centurian (Matthew 8:10). The other was the Canaanite woman (Matthew 15:28). What … Continue reading

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Our High Priest

Who was the first priest? Moses, right? Nope. It was Moses’s brother, Aaron. Why wasn’t Moses the first priest? It would make sense for him to be, wouldn’t it? He lead the people out of bondage from Egypt. He lead … Continue reading

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Jesus Deserves Better

Andy Stanley made an interesting point on his podcast* this morning. He said, “If you are NOT a religious person, in fact, you might even be anti-Christian and you feel anything but accepted and loved by us, then that is … Continue reading

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Lifetime

It only took God 7 days to create this world. It’s taken Him 38 years to mold my heart into something He can use… and it’s still not finished. It must be awfully hard for God to get any work … Continue reading

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Pray Like Jesus

There have been many great prayers prayed by many great men. Notable supplications have been made by Solomon (1 King 8), Abraham (Gen. 18), and Moses (Exodus 32). Naturally, the all-time greatest prayer was made by Jesus Christ, Himself. You … Continue reading

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Propitiation

Stick with me on this one. Got a church word for you today: propitiation. From the Greek hilasterion “to appease/that which expiates/the gift that procures divine favor.” It’s used only once in the New Testament: “And He Himself is the propitiation for … Continue reading

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