Category Archives: Commitment to Jesus

Bread from Heaven; part 2

August 3 “I am the living bread that came down from Heaven.” (Jesus; John 6:51) Yesterday, we talked about God’s provision to take care of His people as they journeyed in the wilderness. God provided “bread from heaven” to sustain … Continue reading

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An Objection to God’s Love; part 2

July 25 Yesterday, we began discussing a popular objection in the minds of many skeptics. At the heart of this objection is the idea that IF God really loves us, bad things should never happen. This view is based upon … Continue reading

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Seed of Life

July 18 “…Our inner self is being renewed day by day.” (2 Corinthians 4:16) Before we move on from this topic of our personal renewal – I wanted to give you one more picture that could be helpful in understanding … Continue reading

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Renewal…

July 17 I really need to clarify an obvious objection to what we have been discussing… God’s work in us can certainly seem like a gradual work – so when we hear someone declaring God’s immediate work in us… it … Continue reading

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The Dress-up Box

July 15 “Put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision to indulge your evil desires.” (Romans 13:14) We have a box in our basement that doesn’t get used much anymore. But many years ago, when our children were … Continue reading

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What Do We Believe?

July 9 “Have the faith of God!” (Jesus, literal translation from Mark 11:22) We have been talking about embracing a new identity, because of the work of Jesus – but just how far does that new identity take us? What … Continue reading

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Funeral for a Friend

July 7 This evening my wife and I went to the funeral of a friend, from a few years back. Tonight’s post offers some reflections and thoughts about funerals and dying… It seems a little sad (and unfair) that a … Continue reading

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