Monthly Archives: February 2017

WHAT COUNTS IS SIMPLE

Matthew – Fulfilled What really counts? Is it pretending to get along with everyone while scheming to be in control of them? Is it going to church as a testimony to the world that you belong to a noble group? … Continue reading

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GOD SHOWS UP, JOSEPH OBEYS

Matthew – Fulfilled Can you think of times when God rescued you before you even knew you needed it? I can think of many times that decisions or solutions to problems were made that disappointed us at the time but … Continue reading

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THE SEARCH

Matthew – Fulfilled It is so like me to put something of value in a “special place” so I can find it later when I need it. Then I promptly forget where that special place is until I stop, think … Continue reading

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THE JOSEPH PERSPECTIVE

Matthew — Fulfilled The story of Jesus doesn’t begin with Jesus. God had been at work for a long time. Salvation which is the main business of Jesus, is an old business. Jesus is the coming together in final form … Continue reading

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YOU GOTTA WONDER…

Matthew You gotta wonder what Jesus saw in Matthew. He was a tax collector. The profession hasn’t been too popular in any era, but especially not in the days of Christ. Tax collectors were the quislings of Palestine. They took … Continue reading

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THE DAY OF THE LORD

Malachi 4 I encountered a haughty middle school student yesterday in our after school program who is very proud of what he thinks he knows which, to him, is more than all of the rest of us in the room. … Continue reading

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THE SIGH OF GOD

Malachi 3 There is a small group of first graders gathered around the kidney shaped reading table. I am passionately teaching them about the wonders of our phonetic language and how putting it all together with the context of the … Continue reading

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