Category Archives: made alive

The Real St. Nick

October 20, 2017 “Late one night he visited Jesus and said, “Rabbi, we all know you’re a teacher straight from God. No one could do all the God-pointing, God-revealing acts you do if God weren’t in on it.” John 3:2 … Continue reading

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You don’t really want to be in control .. do you?

June 28, 2017 “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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Being loved that much …

May 10, 2017 “Long before he laid down earth’s foundations, he had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of his love, to be made whole and holy by his love” Ephesians 1:4 Message Can you let … Continue reading

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A few minutes on a hillside …

September 19, 2016 “You’re blessed when you’re at the end of your rope. With less of you there is more of God and his rule … You’re blessed when you get your inside world — your mind and heart –put … Continue reading

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Living ready .. really living

May 31, 2016 “But you dear friends, carefully build yourselves up in this most holy faith by praying in the Holy Spirit, staying right at the center of God’s love, keeping your arms open and outstretched, ready for the mercy … 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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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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Ignite …

April 4, 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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June 20, 2013 “It wasn’t so long ago that you were mired in that old stagnant life of sin. You let the world, which doesn’t know the first thing about living, tell you how to live.” Ephesians 2:1-2 The Message … Continue reading

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