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For the Common Good

Who wouldn’t agree? The human body is amazing. Just take a moment to think about how everything is wired together and operates together and it doesn’t take long for the awe-o-meter to start to rise. Over the last year I’ve … Continue reading

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Doesn’t Have To Be the Loneliest Number

One . . . One . . . One! So the bell peals as I read this morning. So the drum beats out the rhythm. The repetition unmistakable. And the band of my youth had it wrong. One doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Growing Faith . . . Increasing Love

I know there is specific context around the letters Paul wrote to the church of the Thessalonians. That they had been saved out of the world . . . but into the frying pan. The heat of persecution surrounding them … Continue reading

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Love Genuinely

Hovering over Romans 12 this morning.  Not all of it.  But, in particular, four words of it.  Not at the edges of it–neither the part about offering our bodies as living sacrifices, nor the part about not being overcome by … Continue reading

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Bless

As part of a class we teach at our church, we say that, among other things, a church member is one who aspires to be a “unifying member.” Someone who understands that we are to be “eager”, or “make every effort”, … Continue reading

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Good News Proof of Good News Power

It’s the repetition that grabs your attention–that this is a big deal to Paul. Twice Paul writes that he and his cohort “could bear it no longer.” Here’s a guy who’s been through it all, but this, this is beyond … Continue reading

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Go Where the Blessing Is!

It’s been years and years since I read Blackaby’s book, Experiencing God. Can’t say this about every book, but with that one, some things really stuck. One of the principles which I’ve never forgotten went something like this: If you … Continue reading

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