Monthly Archives: April 2017

Glorifying God in an X-rated Culture

  We may think of our culture as saturated with temptation—but Israel entering the promised land, faced a similar situation. Exodus 20:14 was part of what God equipped his people with to encourage them to be faithful to him. Be … Continue reading

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The Sanctity of Life

  We live in a country that allows the taking of lives of unborn children whose existence is inconvenient. Our state allows physician assisted suicide, and our legislature is considering loosening restrictions on the practice. We are involved in wars … Continue reading

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For They Were Afraid

How do you respond to the news that the tomb is empty, that Jesus has risen? With joy? Why does Mark 16:1-8 emphasize fear? Do rejoice! But even so, don’t forget the element of fear he describes. God reassures you … Continue reading

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Silence!

  Have you had someone refuse to speak with you–just keep silent, no matter what you say? Silence can be a powerful weapon. Isaiah 53:7 describes the Servant suffering silently in your place as he does his Father’s will. But … Continue reading

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Living with God’s Gracious Promise

“Why is the grass green?” “Why do stars twinkle?” As they get older children start to ask, “Daddy, why do I have to obey you?” There is a better reason than “Just because!” “Because I’m bigger,” or, “Because I said … Continue reading

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