Tag Archives: Spirituality

Always in Christ

Romans 8:31-39 Depression; clinical depression. It is not something understood by those who do not suffer from it. It isn’t simply a mood or a sullen disposition. Depression is a chronic condition, an imbalance, an affliction. Such depression can take … Continue reading

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Truth in Christ

John 8:21-32 Many heard Jesus teaching in the temple and were amazed. Some Pharisees, who were standing nearby; however, took exception. The Pharisees often found themselves at odds with Jesus’ words. They believed their self-defined teaching to be the standard. … 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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Our 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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Servant of all

Mark 10:32-35 Three times, Jesus foretold of his crucifixion. In the first instance, Peter wouldn’t have any of it. His objections drew a sharp rebuke from Jesus. The second time Jesus was with Peter, James and John coming down from … Continue reading

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Walk by faith

March 18 Exodus 13:17-14:4, 2 Corinthians 4:16-5:10, Mark 12:18-27 From a human standpoint, trusting the promises of God is difficult; people live in the present moment surrounded by fear, doubt and worry. It is difficult to trust things we cannot … Continue reading

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Follow the leader

Matthew 16:21-28 I am sure most people have played “Follow the Leader.” It is a simple game, but it can become quite complicated if the leader heads in a direction the rest of the players do not want to go. … Continue reading

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