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The Perils of Wealth and the Wealth of the Resurrection

As we read these verses, we’re reminded that the resurrection wasn’t an afterthought of the disciples used to explain why they still followed Jesus after He was crucified; it was a pivotal teaching of Jesus. He taught them about it again and again. If the disciples were trying to sugar coat things, or make themselves look good, they would have written gospels that showed their faith in the resurrection and not the doubt and confusion at the cross. Continue reading

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Race and Disability Overcome by the Grace and Ability of God

Today’s video was filmed at the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center in Corpus Christi. Not only has this place, and the people who work here made an amazing difference in our lives, one of today’s stories is about Jesus … Continue reading

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Philippians – Trouble Rears its Head! (Philippians 3:1-11)

Shorter video today: Just like it looks like Paul is winding down his letter to the Philippian Church, we have an interruption. There aare different ways to look at this interruption and I discuss the problem of the transition from … Continue reading

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September 18 – Taking Part in God’s Plan

John 18:38-19:16; 2 Chronicles 29; Psalm 85 “The Jews answered him, ‘We have a law, and according to our law He ought to die, because He made Himself the Son of God.’ Therefore, when Pilate heard that saying, he was … Continue reading

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July 13 – Totally Ridiculous!

1 Corinthians 1:18-31; 1 Kings 14; Joel 2:1-11 “For Jews request a sign, and Greeks seek after wisdom; but we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a stumbling block and to the Greeks foolishness, but to those who are called, … Continue reading

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July 12 – Pagan Temples, False gods, And Idols All Around

Psalm 4-6 Acts 17:16-34 “While Paul was waiting for Silas and Timothy in Athens, he was troubled because he saw that the city was full of idols.” (Acts 17:16 NCV) As Paul wandered about Athens, he was disturbed the religious … Continue reading

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June 18 – The Overwhelming, Reckless Power of God

Nehemiah 10-11 Acts 4:1-22 “We want all of you and all the people to know that this man was made well by the power of Jesus Christ from Nazareth. You crucified him, but God raised him from the dead. This … Continue reading

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June 12 – Seeing Is Believing, and They’re Looking at Us

Ezra 3-5 John 20 “A week later the followers were in the house again, and Thomas was with them. The doors were locked, but Jesus came in and stood right in the middle of them. He said, ‘Peace be with … Continue reading

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June 10 – Who Defines Your Walk With God?

2 Chronicles 34-36 John 19:1-22 “After this, Pilate tried to let Jesus go. But some in the crowd cried out, ‘Anyone who makes himself king is against Caesar. If you let this man go, you are no friend of Caesar.’” … Continue reading

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May 8 – I Will Be With You Always

2 Kings 4-6 Luke 24:36-53 “While the two followers were telling this, Jesus himself stood right in the middle of them and said, ‘Peace be with you.’” (Luke 24:36 NCV) I think the emotions of the disciples must have been … Continue reading

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