Tag Archives: Love of God

Come and rest

Mark 6:7-13, 30-33 The disciples returned from the mission from which Jesus sent them filled with excitement. They couldn’t wait to report to their teacher the many things they had done in his name. Pairing up and traveling from place … Continue reading

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Community in Christ

Acts 2:42-47 Each year, the National Geographic Channel airs a series in which ten competitors are deposited in a wild and desolate location somewhere around the globe. The purpose of the journey is to find out which of them is … Continue reading

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What makes you tick

1 Corinthians 1:1-9 If you want to know what a person is really passionate about, just listen to them as they speak. It doesn’t take very long to figure out what makes them tick; it’s that one thing they continue … Continue reading

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An example

John 13:1-35 On the night in which he was betrayed, Jesus. That is how this devotion should begin, and so it does. That is how tonight’s sermon should begin, and so it will. On the night in which he was … Continue reading

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Turning the tables

Mark 11:12-25 If Jesus were to enter your church today, what would he find? Would he find a pastor who is diligently leading worship? Would Jesus find pews filled with faithful children of God? If Jesus were to attend the … Continue reading

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Normal

2 Corinthians 4:1-18 Normal. Now there is a word we all have used plenty of times recently. We all want things to get back to normal. Schools are closed. Restaurants are take out only. Grocery stores are sold out of … Continue reading

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Seeking Jesus

Mark 1:29-45 Who is looking for Christ? According to Peter, everyone is. Ever since his first healing miracle, from the day he freed a demon possessed man, even until today, everyone is looking for Jesus. Some just don’t know it. … Continue reading

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Jesus, have mercy

Luke 17:11-19 Because of the world-wide pandemic, people throughout the land are experiencing something called “social distancing.” Who could have conceived such a notion that the human family, which thrives on personal contact, would be called to distance one’s self … Continue reading

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Imitators of God’s love

Ephesians 5:1-20; John 9:1-12, 35-38 It is said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Those whom we imitate serve as examples, role models, mentors. We imitate their behavior, striving to meet their example. In short, we want to … Continue reading

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Sure and certain hope

Romans 8:31-39 My, what uncertain times we are living through. Just as we get used to new recommendations concerning behavior and restrictions for gathering in ever smaller groups, things change. And with all these changes come more uncertainty, more anxiety … Continue reading

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