Category Archives: intended shape

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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Ready .. Set .. Let go

July 26, 2017 “For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.” Philippians 1:6 New American Standard There is only one Person who … Continue reading

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You’re One-of-a-Kind … yep

July 26, 2017 “The Word became flesh and blood, and moved into the neighborhood. We saw the glory with our own eyes, the one-of-a-kind glory, like Father, like Son, Generous inside and out, true from start to finish.” John 1:14 The Message What a Life to have … Continue reading

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Finding your shape …

June 27, 2017 “Holy, Holy, Holy is God-of-the-Angel-Armies. His bright glory fills the whole earth.” Isaiah 6:3 The Message An old Montana preacher described Isaiah’s work as calling Promised-People to submit their lives “to being shaped by the Word of … Continue reading

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Planted by Jesus himself …

June 22, 2017 “For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name,  that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with … Continue reading

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Can you let Jesus have your stuff …?

May 16, 2017 “So spacious is he, so roomy, that everything of God finds its proper place in him without crowding. Not only that, but all the broken and dislocated pieces of the universe—people and things, animals and atoms—get properly … 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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Time-tested advice

July 19, 2016 “In conclusion, my brothers, delight yourselves in the Lord! It doesn’t bore me to repeat a piece of advice like this, and if you follow it you will find it a great safeguard to your souls.”  Philippians … Continue reading

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Seriously … Does Jesus really mean it?(3)

April 21, 2016 “Here’s another old saying that deserves a second look: ‘Eye for eye, tooth for tooth.’ Is that going to get us anywhere? Here’s what I propose: ‘Don’t hit back at all.’ If someone strikes you, stand there … Continue reading

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God’s time .. and your life …

February 22, 2013 “It stands to reason, doesn’t it, that if the alive-and-present God who raised Jesus from the dead moves into your life, he’ll do the same thing in you that he did in Jesus, bringing you alive to … Continue reading

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