Tag Archives: Evangelism

The good life

Luke 9:18-27 A quick trip down the self-help aisle of your favorite bookstore suggests the way to living the good life is a positive outlook, positive self-esteem and a heavy dose of optimism. Even some well-known evangelical authors try to … Continue reading

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Your 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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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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Searching for Jesus

Luke 2:41-52 It is a scenario that every parent dreads, their child has gone missing. Panic and worry are only relieved once the child is located safe and sound. And so it was for Mary and Joseph when they discovered … 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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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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