Monthly Archives: March 2016

What Does the Resurrection Mean to You?

I am not asking how you feel about the resurrection, but rather, what difference the resurrection of Jesus Christ has on your life. According to Ephesians 2:4-7, Christ’s resurrection lies at the core of your existence as a Christian. God … Continue reading

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Palms, a Crown, and the Cross

Against a background of deep frustration by the people, who were filled with anger against establishment authority, Jesus was welcomed into Jerusalem on what we call Palm Sunday. But the week led to a crown of thorns and a cross. … Continue reading

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Who Listens When You Weep?

We are told, both by politicians and by some TV preachers, that we ought to feel good about ourselves. But according to God’s Word, there are times when we don’t feel good, times when weeping is an appropriate response. Psalm … Continue reading

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Joy in the Morning

Words can be powerful weapons, as David recognizes in Psalm 5. Pray for deliverance from evil speaking. The arrogant cannot stand in God’s presence. The Psalm is an urgent cry for help. When you think of David’s enemies, you might … Continue reading

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The power of words

In preparation for Sunday’s sermon on Psalm 5 (quoted by Paul in Romans 3 as evidence of the sinfulness of all of us), I ran across the following by C. S. Lewis. Read to the very end for the punch … Continue reading

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