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FASTING OR MERELY DIETING?

There is a way to get that fabulous body we see advertised, you know the one, the body that is air brushed and edited to show the perfect body we all desire for ourselves…or so we have been told. With … Continue reading

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GO AND LEARN WHAT THIS MEANS

In our passage today Jesus, who is part God come down to earth, is now moving about the neighborhoods of ordinary people. These Jews of tradition and legacy are people just trying to make a living while under the oppression … Continue reading

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FEAR OR GLORY?

Matthew 9 Jesus Heals a Paralyzed Man   Jesus climbed into a boat and went back across the lake to his own town. 2 Some people brought to him a paralyzed man on a mat. Seeing their faith, Jesus said … Continue reading

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WHO IS HE?

We are very familiar with the story of Jesus calming the storm with mere words after being summoned from sleep. We have heard many sermons on this very passage to teach us how important our faith in Jesus must be … Continue reading

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THE COST

“You can’t get something for nothing” skeptic people say. “Nothing is entirely free in this world, so watch out”, advised my parents. Yes, there is always a cost of some sort to obtain what others say is free.   Jesus … Continue reading

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WHAT AMAZES JESUS

Our faith amazes Jesus. Read that again. Childlike faith and trust in the One we say we love because He first loved us is amazing to Jesus! Okay then, how does Jesus feel when we doubt, wonder if He hears … Continue reading

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COMING DOWN THE MOUNTAIN

I have been privileged to hear and relate to many great speakers, preachers and teachers as well as leaders and agents of popular contemporary bands who exhort God’s Word. For thirteen years, working as an executive for a denomination, it … Continue reading

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BUILDINGS THAT LAST!

Randy and I escaped the confines of our home and property to take a drive through small towns last week. We avoided crowds and big highways. (The pandemic certainly changes the way we go about our lives these days, right?) … Continue reading

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ONLY A FEW FIND IT

What is “it”? IT is a life that has chosen to give their lives completely back to God, the One who created us. It is a heart, mind and soul that realizes the love God has for the world and … Continue reading

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KNOCKING ON GOD’S DOOR

In my childhood days there was a picture of Jesus knocking on the door to an old, vine and weed covered house. It hung prominently in my Sunday School classroom. I don’t recall any of us asking why it was … Continue reading

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