Monthly Archives: August 2017

There’s a party going on ..

August 18, 2017 “..We’re going to feast! We’re going to have a wonderful time! My son is here—given up for dead and now alive! Given up for lost and now found!’ And they began to have a wonderful time.” Luke … Continue reading

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Freed .. now what?

August 17, 2017 “It’s God we are answerable to—all the way from life to death and everything in between—not each other. That’s why Jesus lived and died and then lived again: so that he could be our Master across the … Continue reading

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Grace smugglers…

August 16, 2017 “When my life was slipping away,  I remembered God, And my prayer got through to you, made it all the way to your Holy Temple. Those who worship hollow gods, god-frauds,  walk away from their only true love. But I’m worshiping you, God, calling … Continue reading

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Never on sale …

August 15, 2017 “Out of sheer generosity he put us in right standing with himself. A pure gift. He got us out of the mess we’re in and restored us to where he always wanted us to be. And he … Continue reading

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Overturned or Overwhelmed…?

August 11, 2017 “Better think this one through from the beginning. God is kind, but he’s not soft. In kindness he takes us firmly by the hand and leads us into a radical life-change.” Romans 2:4 The Message Everybody wants … Continue reading

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God’s always hiring …

August 10, 2017 “It’s news I’m most proud to proclaim, this extraordinary Message of God’s powerful plan to rescue everyone who trusts him, starting with Jews and then right on to everyone else! God’s way of putting people right shows … Continue reading

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Tuned in or tone deaf..?

August 9, 2017 “You are who you are through this gift and call of Jesus Christ! And I greet you now with all the generosity of God our Father and our Master Jesus, the Messiah.” Romans 1:6-7 The Message You … Continue reading

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Suppers on the table …

August 8, 2017 “They followed a daily discipline of worship in the Temple followed by meals at home, every meal a celebration, exuberant and joyful, as they praised God. People in general liked what they saw. Every day their number … Continue reading

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There isn’t an on and off switch..

August 7, 2017 “And when the Holy Spirit comes on you, you will be able to be my witnesses in Jerusalem, all over Judea and Samaria, even to the ends of the earth.” Acts 1:8 The Message The Lord is … Continue reading

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