Category Archives: restoration

The next step is yours …

April 11, 2016 “This is how I want you to conduct yourself in these matters. If you enter your place of worship and, about to make an offering, you suddenly remember a grudge a friend has against you, abandon your … Continue reading

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There’s Plenty of Disruption to go around …

December 7, 2011 “Don’t set people up as experts over your life, letting them tell you what to do. Save that authority for God; let him tell you what to do. No one else should carry the title of ‘Father’; … Continue reading

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Holy Disruption

November 29, 2011 “Jesus went straight to the Temple and threw out everyone who had set up shop, buying and selling. He kicked over the the tables of loan sharks and the stalls of dove merchants. He quoted this text: … Continue reading

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Successful living …?

October 28, 2011 “The Message that points to Christ on the Cross seems like sheer silliness to those hellbent on destruction, but for those on the way of salvation it makes perfect sense. This is the way God works, and … Continue reading

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The Gift …

“When he was still a long way off, his father saw him. His heart pounding, he ran out, embraced him, and kissed him. The son started his speech: ‘Father, I’ve sinned against God, I’ve sinned before you; I don’t deserve … Continue reading

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Making room …

October 3, 2011 “Let the Word of Christ — the Message — have the run of the house. Give it plenty of room in your lives…. ” Colossians 3:16 The Message Not many people .. men or women .. read … Continue reading

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Playing in mud puddles …

September 29, 2011 “God rescued us from dead-end alleys and dark dungeons. He’s set us up in the kingdom of the Son he loves so much, the Son who got us out of the pit we were in, got rid … Continue reading

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What Kind of People Does Jesus Really Like …? (1)

September 20, 2011 “A Samaritan traveling the road came on him. When he saw the man’s condition, his heart went out to him. He gave him first aid. disinfecting and bandaging his wounds. Then he lifted him onto his donkey, … Continue reading

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Found …

September 5, 2011 “.. For the Son of Man came to find and restore the lost.” Luke 19:10 The Message He couldn’t be any more intentional about His mission. You were it! Except .. you didn’t know it at first … Continue reading

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