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The Father’s will

Matthew 21:23-32 In the parable, Jesus said “A man had two sons.” Both of these sons were given direction to work in their father’s vineyard. One said no, but later went. The other said yes, but did not go. Which … Continue reading

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Love your neighbor

Luke 10:25-37, 1 John 3:14–18 As John writes in his first epistle letter, “Anyone who hates his brother is a murderer.” Reading this passage, two things came to mind. First, is that love is the exact opposite of murder. When … 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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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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Jesus said “Go”

Matthew 28:16-20 When we hear our Lord give the Great Commission, we understand finally that our response to Christ’s resurrection is to go into the world and tell others the good news of God’s salvation. Most Christians can quote this … Continue reading

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Take heart

Matthew 14:23-33 At night, things are supposed to be peaceful and quiet. At the end of the day when we have settled in we look forward to rest. It’s time to sleep but, suddenly, something goes “bump.” Day or night, … Continue reading

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