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Sin no more

John 7:53-8:11 “Go and sin no more.” Did Jesus really say that to the woman standing before him? Did he expect that she was able to live such a life? Remember, she was just brought to Jesus by a group … Continue reading

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The Lord is good

Psalm 34, 1 Peter 2:1-5 In his first epistle, Peter cites the psalmist and begs the church to “taste and see that the Lord is good” (1 Peter 2:2-3). Like a newborn baby develops a taste for its mother’s milk … Continue reading

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The end is near

Luke 21:5-19, 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Alongside the road there is an old VW van with a sign propped up against it; “Repent, the end is near!” The car in front of you in traffic has a bumper sticker warning that … Continue reading

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Life in abundance

John 10:1-18 As you read this morning’s scripture, notice Jesus didn’t say that he came in order that people would have an abundance. Jesus came so that we would have “life” abundantly. Materialism only leads us away from God and … Continue reading

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Living water

John 4:1-26 As spring time draws near, so too do the plans of back yard gardeners who look forward to planting vegetables and flowers. In the hot summers months that follow, it becomes easy to recognize plants that are thirsty … Continue reading

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Called to be generous

Mark 12:35-44 I’ve often written about meeting Jesus every day. You don’t have to look hard to see Jesus; he turns up just about everywhere. I once encountered Jesus at a Chinese take-out. He emptied his pockets of the little … Continue reading

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The race of faithfulness

1 Corinthians 9:24-27 The Olympic Games feature men and women accomplishing great feats of skill, strength and courage. As captivating as these sports are, none of the athletes reached the world’s most spectacular event by accident. Each participant spent countless … Continue reading

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