Tag Archives: Worship

Lyrics of the Soul

There’s something about music that “strikes a chord” within us. Some people are more naturally “musical”, but all of us have the capacity to “sing” within our souls. It may be the verses of an old hymn from childhood, a … Continue reading

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Day-by-Day Renewal

How does renewal come from the Lord? Is it something received at a Sunday worship service or Bible study? It can be. However, even though gatherings can have a powerful impact, the biblical picture of God’s sustaining often looks more … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Day 11-11-18

“The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes; the fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.” – … Continue reading

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Embracing the Cross

The cross is foolishness to those who don’t believe. It was true in the first century and still true today. Perhaps that’s why some preachers try to make the gospel more palatable and sophisticated for those who consider themselves above … Continue reading

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Overcoming

Evil is restless. It’s never content with marginal status, and the Bible teaches that a proper defense is actually a posture of offense. In Romans chapter 12, there’s a series of directives given for the active, grace-filled life. There are things like … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Day 10-7-18

“I keep my eyes always on the Lord. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken. Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure.” – Psalm 16:8-9 NIV Life is … Continue reading

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Convinced

What gave Paul confidence? In other words, as the road got more rugged, what kept hope alive inside him? Well, to begin with, he wasn’t someone who relied on fables or “hope-so” religion. He was trained at an early age … Continue reading

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