Category Archives: restored

Jesus loves a good question..

November 13, 2017 “But wanting to justify himself, he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” Jesus took up the question and said: “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho and fell into the hands of robbers. They stripped him, beat … Continue reading

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The Unfailing Finder

September 4, 2107 “.. For the Son of Man came to find and restore the lost.” Luke 19:10 The Message Jesus didn’t have to look very far to begin His mission. You were it. You’ve never seen the real you … Continue reading

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Never on sale …

August 15, 2017 “Out of sheer generosity he put us in right standing with himself. A pure gift. He got us out of the mess we’re in and restored us to where he always wanted us to be. And he … 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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You can’t keep dragging that along ….

April 14, 2014 “Could it be any clearer? Our old way of life was nailed to the cross with Christ, a decisive end to that sin-miserable life – no longer at sin’s beck and call! What we believe is this: … Continue reading

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October 25, 2012 “Quick. Bring a clean set of clothes and dress him. Put the family ring on his finger and sandals on his feet. Then get a grain-fed heifer and roast it. We’re going to feast! We’re going to … Continue reading

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Finding your way home …

July 13, 2012 “There will be a highway called the Holy Road. No one rude or rebellious is permitted on this road. It’s for God’s people exclusively— impossible to get lost on this road. Not even fools can get lost … Continue reading

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The Welcoming Gospel …

July 5, 2012 “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 … Continue reading

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Whole and lasting …

May 4, 2012 “This is how much God loved the world: He gave his Son, his one and only Son. And this is why: so that no one need be destroyed; by believing in him, anyone can have a whole … Continue reading

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A Rescued and Shaped Life …

April 27, 2012 “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 were in, got rid of … Continue reading

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