Monthly Archives: March 2015

WHY DID JESUS COME?

JOHN 3:17-18:  “For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. 18 Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe … Continue reading

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THE POWER OF TRANSFORMATION

JOHN 2:6-11:  “Now there were six stone water jars there for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding twenty or thirty gallons. 7 Jesus said to the servants, “Fill the jars with water.” And they filled them up to the … Continue reading

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WHAT DOES GOD SEE IN ME?

JUDGES 6:17-18:  “And he (Gideon) said to him, “If now I have found favor in your eyes, then show me a sign that it is you who speak with me. 18 Please do not depart from here until I come … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH DOES GOD LOVE US?

JOHN 1:14-18:  “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. 15 John bore witness about him, and cried out, … Continue reading

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THE NEXT “NEW THING”?

LUKE 24:32:  “They said to each other, “Did not our hearts burn within us while he talked to us on the road, while he opened to us the Scriptures?” OBSERVATION:  The next “New Thing!”  This has become the mantra of … Continue reading

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WHEN I FAIL…

LUKE 22:31-34:  “Simon, Simon, behold, Satan demanded to have you, that he might sift you like wheat, but I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned again, strengthen your brothers.” Peter said … Continue reading

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THE ULTIMATE QUESTION

LUKE 20:17-18: “But he looked directly at them and said, “What then is this that is written: “‘The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone’? 18 Everyone who falls on that stone will be broken to pieces, and … Continue reading

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DOES GOD NEED MY HELP?

JOSHUA 4:23-24:  “For the LORD your God dried up the waters of the Jordan for you until you passed over, as the LORD your God did to the Red Sea, which he dried up for us until we passed over, … Continue reading

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THE TEMPTATON OF “THE SHORTCUT”…

JOSHUA 1:7-9:  “Only be strong and very courageous, being careful to do according to all the law that Moses my servant commanded you.  Do not turn from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may have … Continue reading

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SOME THOUGHTS ON HUMILITY…

LUKE 14:10-11:  “But when you are invited, go and sit in the lowest place, so that when your host comes he may say to you, ‘Friend, move up higher.’ Then you will be honored in the presence of all who … Continue reading

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