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It Is Finished!

The death of Jesus Christ is the fulfmillment in history of the very mind and intent of God. There is no place for seeing Jesus Christ as a martyr. His death was not something that happened to… Read more

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I Am Thirsty

I am thirsty. … Read more

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Prep for the Weekend

John 6:1-15 … Read more

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Father Forgive Them

Father, forgive them, for they don’t know what they are doing. … Read more

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Where's the Belief?

You probably won’t remember Clara Peller by name, but anyone born before 1980 will certainly remember her for what she had to say. The silver-haired, four-foot, eleven-inch octogenarian… Read more

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Under Pressure

James 1:2-4 … Read more

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The Home Life

I enjoyed our recent exploration into what we can learn about how Jesus was raised through the norms of daily family life. What we have of the childhood of Jesus is very small indeed, and we are… Read more

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Seven Signs

What do you consider to be miraculous? Have you ever seen a miracle? Could you trust someone who told you they saw one? The presentation of Jesus in the Gospel of John is unequalled. For some, the… Read more

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S is for Shepard. And Sheep.

My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. … Read more

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The Family of Families

The people responded, "In view of all this, we are making a solemn promise and putting it in writing. On this sealed document are the names of our leaders and Levites and priests." … Read more

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Take the Assessment

How often do you take a self-examination? That’s a daunting question isn’t it? I’m not talking about a physical examination, but rather a spiritual one. And the truth is, the best… Read more

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The Care of Souls

One of the benefits of being a kid is the prerogative of exploration. Cookie jars, bedroom drawers, photo albums, it doesn’t matter to a kid, everything that might hold something is worth an… Read more

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A Sympathetic Savior

This High Priest of ours understands our weaknesses, for he faced all of the same testings we do, yet he did not sin. … Read more

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Just Between Us

After probing and looking more deeply into Psalm 96, you should be confident that the message of this song describes the personal and missional aspects of worship. From our perspective, worship is… Read more

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Just Great!

Colossians 1:15-16 … Read more