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Faith that works

  People sometimes settle for a phoney notion of faith. They say “Just believe!” as if it’s Santa Claus we’re talking about and not God, and that me wanting to talk about it is just spoiling everyone’s fun. It’s as … Continue reading

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“The God we serve is able to deliver…”

“If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.” (Romans 14:8) “If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God … Continue reading

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“Even though I walk through the darkest valley…”

“When I walk into the thick of trouble, keep me alive in the angry turmoil. With one hand strike my foes, With your other hand save me. Finish what you started in me, God. Your love is eternal—don’t quit on me … Continue reading

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“This present evil age…”

“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think … Continue reading

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The liberating power of praise

Hallelujah! It’s the ultimate praise-word. The term is peppered across the book of Psalms and in the book of Revelation. It’s very familiar through the singing of Handel’s Messiah. But what does it mean? It’s made up of two words. … Continue reading

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Love your enemies

“But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.” (Matt 5:44) So how do you reconcile the bumper sticker in the picture to the words of Jesus in the quote? Answer: You don’t. Only one … Continue reading

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Selfie Obsession

This picture  popped up on the side of my newsfeed with the tagline: “Is selfie culture helping our self-esteem or sentencing us to lives of self-obsession?” It’s an interesting so-called “choice”, if you think about it, for both the Either … Continue reading

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