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God of deliverance

And God spoke all these words, saying, “I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. “You shall have no other gods before me. Exodus 20:1-3 Hear these … Continue reading

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Do you love God?

John 14:15-31 “Do you love God?” To good Christian folk this question seems to have an obvious answer, of course we love God. Before we answer too quickly, perhaps we should consider another question; “Do we keep his commandments?” The … Continue reading

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No one knows

Mark 13:1-37 Certainly, with all the conflict, violence and natural disasters, the end must be near. How could things get much worse? Just when we think the news could not get any worse, the headlines bring yet another round of … Continue reading

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The kingdom first

Matthew 6:25-34 So many of us get caught up on our hopes and dreams. When we are young, we become fixated on the future and the possibilities of what might be. Steps felt necessary are taken to make lofty goals … Continue reading

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The voice

1 Kings 19:9-21, Luke 9:28-36 The Voice is a popular television show, a contest to find the newest singing star. Many have seen it. Four “coaches” listen to anonymous auditions and pick contestants for their team. Their only insight is … Continue reading

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Authority, source and norm

Mark 11:27-33 As Jesus taught in the temple, many heard his words and were amazed. Some Pharisees, however, were not so pleased with Jesus’ teaching. They often found themselves to be the subjects of his lessons which pointed out to … Continue reading

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Good soil

Mark 3:31–4:9 When the Parable of the Sower is preached, it is likely most in attendance believe they indeed resemble good soil. We are at worship; we are hearing God’s Word and singing his praise. Yet, truthfully, as the seed … Continue reading

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