Category Archives: God’s Heart

Christmas Story Lessons… In with the Down-and-Out

 December 19 “And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of the Lord appeared to them…” Have you ever felt like an outcast? An outsider? Not … Continue reading

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The Incomparable Jesus: Man of Sorrows

 September 19 “He was… a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief.” (Isaiah 53:3) The Jewish people had a tight hold on a popular picture of their promised Messiah. He was going to be a conqueror. A warrior. He was … Continue reading

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Psalm Nineteen: 7-11

August 5 When we looked at the first few verses of this Psalm (two weeks ago) we focused on how God’s created work reveals His power and majesty. “The Heavens declare the glory of God” – and we are invited … Continue reading

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One Body; Part 4

July 19 “Let each of us please his neighbor for his good… for even Christ did not please Himself… therefore accept one another as Christ has accepted you.” (from Romans 15:2-7) We have been talking about Christian unity – and … Continue reading

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Gnats and Camels…

July 13 “You strain out a gnat but swallow a camel!” (Matthew 23:24) We’ve been looking at harmful attitudes that are becoming quite prevalent in today’s churches. We looked at the consumer mentality, and judging others. Today… Three) Major rejection… … Continue reading

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Specks and Logs…

July 12 “Judge not, that you be not judged.” (Matthew 7:1) We’ve been talking about harmful attitudes that are becoming quite common in churches these days. Yesterday, we addressed the consumer mentality. Today… 2) Judging others, in our churches. This … Continue reading

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Psalm Eighteen: 4-19

July 1 Last week, we looked at the first three verses of this Psalm – as David provided a summary of his entire Psalm. David’s experience with God was based on his relationship with the Most High – what he … Continue reading

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“I Am Willing”

June 29 “A leper came and knelt before (Jesus), saying, “Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean.” Jesus reached out His hand and touched the man. “I am willing.” A while back, we talked about Jesus healing … Continue reading

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God of Greater Than

June 27 “There is none like You… Oh Lord, nor are there any works like Yours… For You are great and do wondrous things; You alone are God.” (Psalm 86:8, 10) We have probably all witnessed those scenes when two … Continue reading

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Lamps and Baskets

 June 22 “People do not light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, so it can give light to everyone in the house.” (Matthew 5:15) We have been talking about being the Light of the … Continue reading

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