Monthly Archives: June 2018

Accepting truth

Luke 18:31-43 Jesus told them plainly; once they reached Jerusalem, he would be turned over to the Gentiles, be beaten and then killed. Yet on the third day, God would raise him from the grave. Even as we know this … Continue reading

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Rest

Mark 6:30-46 The world is a busy place. Schedules and agendas are packed so tightly that, if left unchecked, they will do their best to consume people. Once a task is completed or an experience had, there is always something … Continue reading

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Peace

Mark 4:35-41 While the storm was raging, Jesus was in the back of the boat. The twelve were frantic, thinking that at any given moment all would be lost. Finally, overcome by fear they call out to Jesus; “Teacher, do … Continue reading

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Who is Jesus?

Mark 8:27-38 Who do you say Jesus is? Messiah? Lord? What about Savior or Lamb of God? There are many other attributes for Jesus that could be written, but what do all these things mean? When asked by a non-believer, … Continue reading

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Burning bushes

Exodus 3:1-12 As you begin reading this post, consider a few questions. When was the last time that you heard God speaking to you? When was the last time you actually became still so you could listen? And what was … Continue reading

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Love at the core

Matthew 6:1-18 Imagine holding in your hand a fresh bright red apple. There is not a single blemish on it; the apple is perfect and you can’t wait to take a bite. Sinking your teeth into the fruit, you suddenly … Continue reading

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God loves you

1 John 3:1-11 “God loves you just the way you are.” On the surface, this statement has an element of truth. God loves you. But simply thinking God loves you just the way you are does not tell the whole … Continue reading

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