Category Archives: fresh start

The moment you became dangerous…

December 12, 2107 “For a child has been born—for us! the gift of a son—for us! He’ll take over the running of the world. His names will be: Amazing Counselor, Strong God, Eternal Father, Prince of Wholeness. His ruling authority will grow, and there’ll be no limits to the … Continue reading

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Waiting on you ….

December 7, 2017 “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set free the oppressed, to proclaim the … Continue reading

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When God goes to work…

November 20, 2017 “He brought me out to a spacious place; he rescued me because he delighted in me.” Psalm 18:19 Christian Standard Who is this One who leads you into a spacious life? He is your strength, your rock, … Continue reading

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The scars of getting caught …

October 23, 2017 “Teacher, this woman was caught red-handed in the act of adultery. Moses, in the Law, gives orders to stone such persons. What do you say?” John 8:4-5 The Message There was nowhere to run. She never thought … Continue reading

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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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