The Beauty of Jesus

 One thing have I desired …that I may dwell in the Lord’s house to behold his beauty (Psalm 27:4, NIV)   As I prepared to travel for a family reunion, this song “Let the beauty of Jesus be seen in me”...
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He Remains

In the beginning, Lord, you laid the foundations of the earth, and the heavens are the work of your hands. They will perish, but you remain (Hebrews 1:10-11, NIV) Recently I studied the book of Hebrews and in the first...
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Fear of heights

Nothing is impossible with God (Luke 1:37) Last Saturday, was like any ordinary day. I planned to attend an outdoor recreation event for some summer students and faculty. However, my daughter would be home alone so I decided to bring...
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Freedom from other lords

Lord our God, other lords besides you have ruled over us but your name alone do we honor (worship/trust). They are now dead and live no more, their spirits do not rise. You punished them and brought them to ruin....
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Who are you?

For we are God’s masterpiece created in Christ Jesus to do good works which he planned for us long ago. (Ephesians 2:10) Knowing who we are in Christ gives us freedom and confidence to have the correct view of ourselves....
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Living on Purpose: Living Carelessly is Costly

The beginning of a New Year is a good time to reflect on our lives and determine what we might want to do differently. As a result many of us make new year resolutions.  I read a story about the...
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What Can I give Him?

What can I give Him,Poor as I am?If I were a shepherdI would bring a lamb,If I were a wise manI would do my part,Yet what I can I give Him,Give my heart. Christmas! It is time to celebrate Jesus’...
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An Encounter with Jesus Changes Everything

I’d like to tell you a story about a woman who had an encounter that transformed her life.  Her name is Mary Magdalene. She was from Magdala, a small village on the shore of the Sea of Galilee.   Mary suffered...
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Job

This is a summary of our class discussion on Job.  Many people ask, “Why do good people suffer?”  Suffering, trials, testing come for various reasons and oftentimes we don’t always understand why. Job was a righteous man.  However, the evil...
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