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Where Are You?

“Can you fathom the depths of God or discover the limits of the Almighty?” (Job 11:7, HCSB) If you had ten minutes in heaven with God, what would you ask him? About his nature? About his [...]

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Fire from Heaven?

“When the disciples James and John saw this, they asked, “Lord, do you want us to call fire down from heaven to destroy them?” (Luke 9:54) I’ve got to be honest with you: This is sometimes my [...]

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Streams of Living Water

“Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, streams of living water will flow from within him.” (John 7:38) I believe it was Shakespeare who made famous the phrase “too much of a good [...]

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Pages of Presence

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” (John 1:1) The other day a self-declared humanist/atheist friend tagged me in a Facebook post about the “errors” [...]

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Family of Light

“For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light.” (Ephesians 5:8) We live in a dark, dark world…and it is getting darker. What does it mean, then, to [...]

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DIY Religion

“Then Micah said to him, “Live with me and be my father and priest, and I’ll give you ten shekels of silver a year, your clothes and your food.”” (Judges 17:10) This week in our nice little [...]

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God’s Crowbar

“(His parents did not know that this [Samson marrying a Philistine] was from the Lord, who was seeking an occasion to confront the Philistines; for at that time they were ruling over Israel.)” [...]

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Finish the Race

“Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize.” (1 Corinthians 9:24) Super Bowl XXVII and the Dallas Cowboy are beating [...]

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God’s Team

“…But may they who love you be like the sun when it rises in its strength.” Then the land had peace forty years. (Judges 5:31).” That’s the “happily ever after” ending of our message this week [...]

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10 Shekels and a Shirt

“In those days Israel had no king; everyone did as he saw fit.“ (Judges 17:6, NIV) It is a refrain that is repeated over and over in the book of Judges. As we study it together in [...]

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Forgetting God

“The Israelites did evil in the eyes of the Lord; they forgot the Lord their God and served the Baals and the Asherahs (Judges 3:7, NIV).” Sounds like a familiar problem, doesn’t it? We might not [...]

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Talkin’ ’bout My Generation

“After that generation died, another generation grew up who did not acknowledge the Lord or remember the mighty things he had done for Israel.” (Judges 2:10, NLT) Funny that this [...]