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Contributed on May 7, 2021
John calls on us to live a life of love as we celebrate the resurrection in Easter season.
5.9.21 1 John 4:7–21 7 Dear friends, let us love one another, because love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. 8 The one who does not love has not known God, because God is love. 9 This is how God’s love for us was revealed: God has sent his only-begotten ...read more
Contributed on Apr 23, 2021
Paul gives a farewell sermon to the pastors at Ephesus. We consider the relationship of sheep with shepherd on a Good Shepherd Sunday.
4.25.21 Acts 20:28 28 “Always keep watch over yourselves and over the whole flock in which the Holy Spirit has placed you as overseers, to shepherd the church of God, which he purchased with his own blood. This is part of Paul’s farewell speech to the pastors in Ephesus. He was on his way ...read more
Contributed on Apr 16, 2021
The purpose of confession is to find forgiveness in Jesus.
4.18.21 1 John 1:8–2:2 8 If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. 9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 10 If we say we have not sinned, we make him out to be a liar, and his Word ...read more
Contributed on Mar 31, 2021
We look at Jesus' nail stained hands on Good Friday.
4.2.21 Good Friday Jesus’ Empty Nail-Pierced Hands Luke 23:32–34 (EHV) 32 Two other men, who were criminals, were led away with Jesus to be executed. 33 When they came to the place called The Skull, they crucified him there with the criminals, one on his right and the other ...read more
Contributed on Mar 25, 2021
Jesus rides into Jerusalem to be the answer to our Hosanna.
3.28.2021 Mark 11:1–10 1 As they approached Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany, on the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples 2 and told them, “Go into the village ahead of you. As soon as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, on which no one has ever sat. Untie it and bring ...read more
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Contributed on Sep 17, 2020
Years ago I read through a children’s series called Eragon. Eragon was going to face a strong and evil sorcerer named Galbatorix who had taken over the land through murder and violence. Finally, after battle upon battle to get to him, Eragon was able to confront Galbatorix deep within his lair. ...read more
Contributed on Nov 3, 2005
Jesus draws a very vivid picture in this text of heaven and hell. Both are eternal. You can’t deny it. For those who would like to think that heaven is eternal, but hell is not - it can’t be done without tearing out the very words of God. In Matthew 25:46 Jesus lays eternal heaven and hell ...read more
Contributed on Feb 18, 2005
What does God promise us? He will watch over your life; the LORD will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore. It goes back to the same theme throughout. The LORD is watching, no matter whether you’re coming or going - He’s watching. I’d compare it to walking through a mall ...read more
Contributed on Dec 23, 2004
Whenever a farmer in western Kansas buys a new truck or combine or something, they are hesitant to bring it out or tell anyone about it. I’m not quite sure why that is - but I think a part of it is they don’t want the other farmers to get jealous over what they’ve got and they don’t want to come ...read more
Contributed on Aug 20, 2004
Numbers 24:17 had predicted that “A star will come out of Jacob; a scepter will rise out of Israel.” That star was a young boy by the name of Jesus - who would save His people from their sins. Every evening when you wake up you can look at the stars and depend on the fact that it will be in the ...read more