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Recognizing and Exercising Authority

We often have problems with authority – especially when we aren’t the authority. We don’t want people telling us what to do. We’re independent by nature. Still, when it comes to Jesus, He is the authority. His authority comes from … Continue reading

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God’s Testimony – 1 John 5:1-12

Something seems to be wrong with the process of inserting YouTube videos, so here’s the link to this week’s video: https://youtu.be/pNxsYfBgLsE In his gospel, John tells an amazing story. According to the story, Jesus needed to go through Samaria. That … Continue reading

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November 2 – You Can Never Do Enough

Jeremiah 27-29 Titus 3 “But when the kindness and love of God our Savior was shown, he saved us because of his mercy. It was not because of good deeds we did to be right with him. He saved us … Continue reading

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June 3 – It Turns Out, All You Need is to Love

2 Chronicles 19-20 John 13:21-38 “I give you a new command: Love each other. You must love each other as I have loved you. All people will know that you are my followers if you love each other.” (John 13:34-35 … Continue reading

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January 16 – When That Crisis of Faith Comes

Genesis 39-40 Matthew 11 “John the Baptist was in prison, but he heard about what the Christ was doing. So John sent some of his followers to Jesus. They asked him, ‘Are you the One who is to come, or … Continue reading

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January 3 – I Think We Got This Backwards

Genesis 7-9 Matthew 3 “At that time Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan River and wanted John to baptize him. But John tried to stop him, saying, ‘Why do you come to me to be baptized? I need to … Continue reading

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December 28 – Breaking the Rules of the World

Luke 3:21-38; Ezekiel 42-43; Isaiah 63 Popularity can be a fickle thing. Andy Warhol once said that everyone would have 15 minutes of fame in the future, and we often use that to describe situations when someone becomes popular, only … Continue reading

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December 27 – We Can Cure It Now That We Have A Diagnosis

Luke 3:1-20; Ezekiel 40-41; Isaiah 62 You’ve probably seen something like this on a medical TV show; perhaps you’ve even experienced it in real life. A person complains constantly about different symptoms. No one can pinpoint the cause of their … Continue reading

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July 12 – Becoming One

1 Corinthians 1:1-17; 1 Kings 12:32-13:34; Joel 1 It’s a meme that never grows old. This is the one that reminds us that, “You had one job” and the picture accompanying the meme is something done wrong. It could be … Continue reading

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April 21 – All Roads

Acts 8:26-40; Joshua 1-2; Job 21 There is an old saying that all roads lead to Rome. The way it’s used today is that there are many ways to get to the same place. In ancient history, though, Rome built … Continue reading

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