Category Archives: Evangelism

Disciples witness

1 Thessalonians 2:1-16 “Grace to you and peace from God our father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” With this statement, or one similar, the apostle Paul opens his epistle letters through which he builds up the faith of the early … Continue reading

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Sharing the gift

Luke 2:22-40 As today begins, Christians find themselves at the intersection of life in the world and life as God’s beloved people. For the world, it is simply another day following a busy holiday season. Yet, for those who know … Continue reading

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Speaking of prophets

Matthew 11:7-15 Have you ever met a prophet? Chances are, if you had he wasn’t dressed in camel hair and eating locusts. Chances are also that, if you have encountered a prophet sent by God, you more than likely didn’t … Continue reading

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Share the good news

Matthew 16:13-20 Here we are in the midst of Lent, the season of reflection and discipline. Beginning with Ash Wednesday, the children of God are called to live a bit differently. On that day, ashen crosses adorn the foreheads of … Continue reading

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Hear the word

Acts 4:18-33 It is no secret; people want to hear words of hope and prosperity. They want to hear words of joy and words of freedom. Yet, when the church proclaims such words as the result of Jesus’ death and … Continue reading

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Authority

Mark 11:27-33 The day after Jesus drove the merchants and traders out of the temple, the chief priests, scribes and elders of the temple questioned his authority. It is not likely any of these temple authorities were around the day … Continue reading

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Our heart’s desire

Romans 10:1-13 In our world today, so many people struggle to realize their heart’s desire. For some, it is the fulfillment of a dream long held, culminating in personal happiness. For others, it is the safety and security of a … Continue reading

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