Monthly Archives: December 2015

Consider Jesus

John 2:13-22, Hebrews 3:1-11 Everyone has at least one bad habit, one particular vice that keeps us from getting the proper amount of rest, nutrition, or exercise. Left unchecked, such habits can lead us along a path of poor health, … Continue reading

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Jesus, Have Mercy

Mark 10:46-52 “What do you want me to do for you?” Imagine standing at the feet of Jesus and he asks you this question. It happens twice within the chapters and verses of Mark’s gospel. The first instance occurred when … Continue reading

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Why Me?

Mark 6:47-56 “God won’t give you more than you can handle.” This statement is often given to encourage someone who is experiencing hardship, anguish or a time of sudden loss. People offer it with all the best intentions, but if … Continue reading

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Blessed with His Love

Mark 10:1-16 Even in the first century divorce was legal. All that was required was a husband’s letter of the wife’s dismissal. Today’s legalities are much more substantial. It may be legal, but in the eyes of God, divorce is … Continue reading

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Believe

Mark 9:14-29 There is one thing that is fairly certain, we have all at one time or another asked people to keep us in their prayers. Another thing that is certain is that others have asked us to do the … Continue reading

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The Power to Save

Mark 3:19b-35, Ephesians 4:17-32, Isaiah 44:9-20 How foolish we are; how misguided are our thoughts. Too often, superstitions and charms get in the way of faith. Who remembers carrying a lucky rabbit’s foot as a child? Who recalls possessing a … Continue reading

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Christmas Light

Luke 2:1-20, John 1:1-4 Light came down; it came from heaven. This light came down and assumed the flesh of a child. He took up residence among the people of God. Many who encountered the light did not recognize its … Continue reading

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