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Mighty God

Our Sunday morning sermon series this month is about a Child. (Surprise! Not surprised.) A Child born to us, a Son who was given. And while our New Testament accounts record that He was to be named Jesus, for He … Continue reading

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Wash My Feet (2017 Remix)

Often, I think I jump to what I need to do rather than just chew on what He’s done. I rush to practical application, brushing past the wonder of incarnation. Ready to imitate, before I take time to meditate. Such … Continue reading

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And So We Are

Identity. Much discussion these days on our identity. For many, over the past several weeks the focus has been whether there’s an (R) or a (D) after someone’s name. People so labeled by partisan politics that to attach a letter … Continue reading

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Passing Away

The verses pop this morning. Maybe not surprising given it’s the eve of an election that I can’t imagine anyone — not even the most politically disinterested — not having their eye upon. Beyond the “who wins” there’s so much … Continue reading

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Be Firmly Convinced

Okay . . . so pretty sure this is the worst of devotional practices . . . taking verses — worse yet, pieces of verses — way out of context. But gonna anyway. Here’s what I’m chewing on this morning … Continue reading

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The Source of Grace

Probably being overly simplistic this morning. Likely I’m just scratching the surface of the depths of something which, if I really got the half of it, would strike me dumb and put me facedown. But, as I’m continuing to read … Continue reading

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What If He Had Spoken Their Names?

When we think of the crucifixion we tend to think of the “main event”–the hours that Jesus hung upon the cross. That’s more than enough to make us cringe, more than sufficient to bow our heads at the injustice. And … Continue reading

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Cause or Effect? Yes!

The love of God . . . that’s what I’m noodling on this morning. Continuing my reading in John 16 as Jesus prepares His disciples for the worst night of their lives and the best day to follow. And in … Continue reading

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I Come

Even in a bit of a fog, the invitation is clear. Though we got home way too late last night from a wedding we attended about 2.5 hours away, and I’m thinking I’ve gotten up way too early this morning, … Continue reading

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A Shudder in Heaven

As I read it this morning, I imagined a shudder in heaven as the Father breathed it, the Holy Spirit moved David to write it, and the Son anticipated it. My God, my God, why have You forsaken Me? Why … Continue reading

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