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Daughters of Dignity – Part 4: The Defenseless Defended

Part 4: Daughters of Dignity Day 4: The Defenseless Defended…

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Surviving Loneliness

Emptiness. Even the word conveys a feeling of sadness.…

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What Profit is Giving?

The world’s system is “Get All You Can.”…

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Resisting Fear and Claiming Your Peace

There are hundreds of fears that can immobilize us if we do…

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The Stumbling Block of Offense

Our nephew, Rev. Andrew Burnett, is an intellectually gifted…

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Love – Fruit of the Spirit Series

“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another,…

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Sibling Strife

Strife between siblings … it’s enough to weaken…

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Joy – Fruit of the Spirit Series

“I have spoken these things to you, that My joy may remain…

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More than a Bible Story: The Meaning of Passover

What is your child’s favorite Bible story? Is it David…

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Financial Security; God’s Plan for Your Finances: God’s Plan for Man

God’s Plan for Man Introduction In this search of the…

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Matthew: The Exchange

Matthew didn’t even hear his stylus drop. He had been…

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Christmas vs. The Emperor

In many circles, editorials and sermons on the true meaning…

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A Tale of Two Kings

Part of our Christmas story is a tale of two kings: one…

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Drop the Blanket

In 2015 the animated TV special, A Charlie Brown Christmas,…

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Grace

I can admit that I am a difficult person to buy a Christmas…

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Mary Believed The Angel’s Word – Luke 1:38

“I’m here! The Lord’s servant! Let it happen for me just as…

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Jacob’s Wives Agree with His Plan

In Jacob’s culture, husbands held the final say. Further,…

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As the Father Sent Me, I Send You

What dynamic empowered the earliest church for mission? When…

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The Discouraged Prophet

Have you ever faced discouragement in doing God’s work? John…

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Rachel’s Death in Childbirth

I always hated scripts where somebody gets killed off and…

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The Christ of the Gospels Lives in Us

Paul wrote about Christ living and working in us as…

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When Prophecies Don’t Happen

For various reasons, prophecies sometimes don’t happen.…

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Jesus’s Mission

Jesus declares that one of several aspects of his mission is…

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A Common Objection to Studying in Context

I will deal here with one objection to studying the Bible in…

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Are Spiritual Gifts for Today?

Paul declares that we are the body of Christ with many…

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Resisting God’s calling

When God calls Moses to confront Pharaoh, God not only…

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When People Belittle God

Presumably presented by the elders as representatives of…

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When Most Prophets are Wrong

When God gives a promise, we are right to believe it with…

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The Point of Speaking in Tongues in Acts 2

Pentecost (Acts 2:1) was a significant festival in the…

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Believe Whatever you Want, but—what if it’s Wrong?

I might sound like a grumpy sourpuss in this post, but…

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The Future is Now: Prophetic Empowerment in the Last Days

When God pours out the Spirit in Acts 2, hearers recognize…

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Let the Dead Bury the Dead: The Demands of Discipleship

Read Luke 9:58-62 A Life of Poverty Warning a prospective…

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Gospel Truth

When I have shared the gospel with people, some of them have…

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Hate the Sin but Love the Sinner

In Revelation chapter 2, positive models provided by the…

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Slaughtering the Canaanites, Part III: Not God’s Ideal

Why didn’t more Canaanites join with Israel, as did Rahab…

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Slaughtering the Canaanites, Part II: Switching Sides

Reading through Joshua in Hebrew several years ago I had to…

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No Way to Treat Guests

Genesis 19 Two angels came to Sodom to test its morality…

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Weak Spot

Have you ever been leaving the grocery store with a hefty…

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The “Perfect” Wedding Day

A London-based luxury travel company is offering to…

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Mission Clarity

You have plenty to do and it’s easy to lose sight of your…

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Flowers or Seeds?

Would you rather have a bouquet of flowers or a packet of…

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Jameses in the New Testament

There are three men in the New Testament, closely associated…

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The Legacy of Pentecost

It was November of 1914. The occasion was the 2nd General…

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Who Must Count the Cost?

Luke 9:57 “As they went on their way, a certain man…

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What Is Our Cross?

Luke 9:23 “If any man will come after me, let him deny…

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No One Can Serve Two Masters

Central Thought: God-not money-must have first place. First…

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More Compassion than Dogs

Today’s Scripture: Luke 16:20-21 Central Thought: God…

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Man of Authority – Under Authority

Today’s Scripture: Luke 20:22, 25 Central Thought:…

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Keep It Real!

Today’s Scripture: Luke 7:36-50 Central Thought: True…

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Give Me a Break

Today’s Scripture: Luke 15:16 Central Thought: If you…