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Divine Friendship

Consider the privilege of divine friendship. Jesus described His followers this way: “You are My friends if you do whatever I command you.” – John 15:14 NKJV The Creator and Righteous Judge of the universe not only provided a way … Continue reading

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Being

One of the biggest struggles in the life of faith is the pressure to “do”. Whether it’s spoken, unspoken, self-imposed, or “others-imposed”, the expectation to be “doing” something for Christ can distract from the powerful reality of “being” something in … Continue reading

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Know

What do you know to be true? In John chapter 9 a man born blind is miraculously healed by Jesus. Afterwards, the Jewish leadership verbally attacked the man and his story; questioning his integrity and disassociating him from the synagogue. … Continue reading

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Good Friday-Before the Cross was Gold it was Rugged

The cross is a familiar object. It’s been fashioned into jewelry, wall art, and various household trinkets, but before it was gold (or silver, etc.), it was rugged. I. It was rugged by design As a symbol – The Romans … Continue reading

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Christ

“Who do men say that I, the Son of Man am?” – Matthew 16:13 NKJV Opinions about Jesus have always varied; even during His earthly ministry. When He asked the disciples what the “word on the street” was, they responded … Continue reading

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Heaviness

Jesus sighed. The reality of sin’s effects on the world moved Jesus to express a heaviness through what we call a “sigh”. Even though a “sigh” isn’t verbal speech, we know what it means. It’s a pause that reflects a … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Day 3-25-18

“Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land, and feed on His faithfulness. Delight yourself also in the Lord, and He shall give you the desires of your heart.” – Psalm 37:3-4 NKJV A heart trusting in … Continue reading

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