Tag Archives: Trust

A place at the table

2 Corinthians 4:13-5:10, Luke 16:19-31 As baptismal waters washed over his head, the stain of sin was erased forever and he was made a new creation. At long last he became a child of God, refreshed and brought to new … Continue reading

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You can’t please everyone

Psalm 34:1-22 The old saying is alive and well, you can’t please everyone. No matter how good your intentions might be, someone at some time is going to express disappointment or concern with your effort. When this happens, it becomes … Continue reading

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Words of Spirit and truth

John 6:48-69 How can this man give us his flesh to eat? He must be crazy. Some of the things he is saying are just too hard to believe. Such were the thoughts and comments of those who had been … Continue reading

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Do not be afraid

John 6:16-21 It is not a secret, I love to watch powerful thunder storms. I love to watch them especially at night when the thunder shatters the quiet of the night and then lightning flashes so bright that one must … Continue reading

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You shall not covet

You shall not covet your neighbor’s house. Exodus 20:17 It happens with the latest gadgets. It also happens when a friend purchases a new car, boat or other extravagance. They become the envy of others and sometimes, those who are … Continue reading

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Do not steal

You shall not steal. Exodus 20:15 Nearly everyone knows and understands that taking another person’s property without permission is wrong. We simply shouldn’t take something that doesn’t belong to us, or use something that belongs to another without permission. But … Continue reading

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God provides

Mark 8:11-21 Where will the money come from? We need more volunteers. Our church attendance is too low. We do not have enough. Such are the doubts and fears of a congregation focused not on Christ, but on the struggles … Continue reading

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