Category Archives: fresh start

When the running stops …

August 25, 2017 “Now all these things are from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation, namely, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not counting their trespasses against … 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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God’s Tattoos…

May 22, 2017 “Behold, I have inscribed your name on the palms of my hands; Your wall are continually before Me.” Isaiah 49:16 New American Standard Long before Jesus ever arrived on the scene, God was at work. He was … Continue reading

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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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God’s favorite song…

July 25, 2016 “Since we’ve compiled this long and sorry record as sinners (both us and them) and proved that we are utterly incapable of living the glorious lives God wills for us, God did it for us. Out of … Continue reading

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Everything’s FREE

July 4, 2016 “Hey there! All who are thirsty, come to the water! Are you penniless? Come anyway — buy and eat! Come, buy your drinks, buy wine and milk. Buy without money — everything’s free!” Isaiah 55:1-2 Message The … Continue reading

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Room by room …

July 1, 2016 “Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God.” Colossians 3:16 NASB Just think … Continue reading

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Tired .. no more

June 8, 2016 “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me away from Your presence,  and take not Your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of … Continue reading

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A roof with a view

May 13, 2016 “Some men arrived carrying a paraplegic on a stretcher. They were looking for a way to get into the house and set him before Jesus. When they couldn’t find a way in because of the crowd, they … Continue reading

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He Always Meant New …

November 27. 2104 “Now we look inside, and what we see is that anyone united with the Messiah gets afresh start, is created new. The old life is gone, a new life burgeons.” 2Cor. 5:17 The Message Paul spent much … Continue reading

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