Category Archives: faith life

You’re really old …if

September 14, 2016 “We who have run for our very lives to God have every reason to grab the promised hope with both hands and never let go. It’s an unbreakable spiritual lifeline, reaching past all appearances right to the … Continue reading

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Real strength

June 8, 2016 “Gideon said to him, Me, my master? How and with what could I ever save Israel? Look at me. My clan’s the weakest in Manasseh and I’m the runt of the litter. God said to him, “I’ll … Continue reading

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At just the right moment…

April 14, 2016 “I’m baptizing you here in the river, turning your old life in for a kingdom life. The real action comes next: The main character in this drama—compared to him I’m a mere stagehand—will ignite the kingdom life … Continue reading

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God’s Business Plan

March 4, 2014 “And Saul just went wild, devastating the church, entering house after house after house, dragging men and women off to jail. Forced to leave home base, the followers of Jesus became missionaries.” There are two plans in … Continue reading

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The Gospel Scandal: Unannounced

November 20, 2012 “It so happened that as Zachariah was carrying out his priestly duties before God … Unannounced, an angel of God appeared … Zachariah was paralyzed with fear. … “Don’t fear Zachariah, your prayer has been heard. Elizabeth, … Continue reading

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It’s life-changing …

January 2, 2012 “ writing to those loved by God the Father, called and kept safe by Jesus Christ.” Jude 1 The Message You’ve been “entrusted” with a life-changing truth: eternal life is found in Jesus Christ … by faith. … Continue reading

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Wildfires of grace …

August 18, 2011 “It makes no difference who you are or where you are from — if you want God and are ready to do as he says, the door is open. The Message he sent to the children of … Continue reading

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What really happens between God and you …

August 8, 2011 “It’s the word of faith that welcomes God to go to work and set things right for us. This is the core of our preaching. Say the welcoming word to God –“Jesus is my Master” — embracing, … Continue reading

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Do you love me more than these …?

August 5, 2011 “After breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” “Yes, Master, you know I love you. … “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” “Yes, Master, you … Continue reading

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Who’s leading your life …?

August 1, 2011 “Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him (or .. lead your life). Colossians 2:6 New American Standard You’ve been called “into” a life of faith. That faith rests on Jesus as … Continue reading

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