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What is Truly Amazing

Mark 12:38-44 Warning Against the Teachers of the Law 38 As he taught, Jesus said, “Watch out for the teachers of the law. They like to walk around in flowing robes and be greeted with respect in the marketplaces, 39 and have the most important seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets. 40 They devour widows’ houses…

Politically Correct or Theologically Correct?

2 Timothy 4:2-4 2 Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage—with great patience and careful instruction. 3 For the time will come when people will not put up with sound doctrine.Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want…

Thirsty? Come!

Isaiah 55:1-5 Invitation to the Thirsty 55 “Come, all you who are thirsty,     come to the waters; and you who have no money,     come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk     without money and without cost. 2 Why spend money on what is not bread,     and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen, listen to me,…

Gummy Bears or Green Beans?

Hebrews 5:11-14 Warning Against Falling Away 11 We have much to say about this, but it is hard to make it clear to you because you no longer try to understand. 12 In fact, though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the elementary truths of God’s word all over again. You…

Answering More of the Big Questions of Life

Acts 4:12 12 Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.” Dear Friends in Christ, What would it take for you to give up your Bible?  What would have to happen for you to relinquish it to an enemy that…

Who Am I?

1 John 3:1-3 1 See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. 2 Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made…

Answering the Big Questions of Life

Psalm 119:105 105 Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path. Dear Friends in Christ, During my current sermon series which I am calling “The Foundation of Our Faith,” I’ve been sharing a few stories with you from this book that I read some time ago called Extreme Devotion.  This…

More Great Reasons to Read the Bible

Psalm 19:9-10 9 The fear of the Lord is pure,     enduring forever. The decrees of the Lord are firm,     and all of them are righteous. 10 They are more precious than gold,     than much pure gold; they are sweeter than honey,     than honey from the honeycomb. Dear Friends in Christ, How hungry are you for the Word of God?  Hungry enough…

Opening a Gift

Psalm 119:129-136 129 Your statutes are wonderful; therefore I obey them. 130 The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple. 131 I open my mouth and pant, longing for your commands. 132 Turn to me and have mercy on me, as you always do to those who love your name. 133 Direct my footsteps according to your…