LENT: HEAR

Mark 1 As you read the Gospel of Mark, it sounds much like the nightly news. The camera spans quickly covering highlights, providing a grand overview. Why, within the very first chapter, we jump from John the Baptist to the inauguration of Jesus’ ministry (baptism, wilderness escapade, the call of the first disciples) and proceed…

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LENT: WITH

Joshua 1 Joshua has always been the default leader, the vice president to me. Moses couldn’t go into the Promised Land, his time was up, so he looked to Joshua, “You take them on in.” Sounds like a cowboy on his last cattle run. Sure sounded like easy enough task. The Promised Land was flowing…

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LENT: WALK

Ephesians 5 Our identity in heaven leads to action on earth. We are instructed to walk a certain way. Turn with me to Eph. 5:1-2. How then are we to live?  “Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.”…

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LENT: HOPE

We are watching an unprecedented time in our life as people are filled with fear due to the recent spread of coronavirus. I️ see it in people’s eyes. Feel it in your voice. Sense it grip your being. This underlying emotion called fear has erupted in our nation due to the coronavirus. It has spread…

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Day 1 – He Calls You Holy

God calls the messy, broken, wayward, sinful Corinthians “holy.” He didn’t look at their past, but rather saw their potential. He always has a greater perspective than we can ever imagine!

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How Do We Handle Pain and Suffering?

We struggle to wrap our arms around the tragedies of this world and suffering. It is a paradox that we live in. How can a loving God allow such deep pain and sorrow? If God cares, why does He seem despondent?  Examples of Pain and Suffering Pain. Suffering. Injustice. Sickness. War. Death. But one must…

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