Tag Archives: joy

Insights from Proverbs 5

Insights from Proverbs 5 for the 5th: I can sum up Prov. 5 in 5 words: Keep it in your pants. If you would like to… Not drink poison? Not get sliced up by a sword? Not wander aimlessly? Not … Continue reading

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No Longer Slaves

Augustine of Hippo said “he who sings prays twice,” once with our music and once with our words. This song has pierced my heart as only music can. It is my anthem of freedom. My fears were drowned in perfect … Continue reading

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Love Mercy

We are called to not only be merciful, but to love mercy (Micah 6:8). To love it! When you love something you sacrifice for it, you protect it, and you put it before yourself. Mercy (not getting what you deserve) … Continue reading

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Why Are Churches Dying?

Churches are dying. Some are thriving, but the overwhelming majority are not. Attendance is dwindling. Most are hanging on by a thread. Many will have to shut their doors in as little as one generation. A lot of this is because we … Continue reading

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The Little Engine That Couldn’t

We are all familiar with “The little engine that could.” A little steam engine pulls a big train over a big hill, or (depending on the version) a little engine is loaded with an abnormally large cargo and has to make it over that … Continue reading

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Does God Still Speak?

People ask me, “Does God still speak?” I ask them: Is the Holy Spirit God? Does the Holy Spirit speak? Does the Holy Spirit come to live inside a born again Christian? Did you answer your own question? #1. Is … Continue reading

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Everyone on the side of truth listens to Jesus

I want to share a verse with you that I have totally fell head-over-heels in love with. Jesus has just been arrested and taken to Caiaphas, the High Priest. He doesn’t answer their questions the way they like, so He is struck and lead to … Continue reading

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