From the Cave You Came
Jan11

From the Cave You Came

From the cave You came to us, David’s descendent, of the Holy Ghost. An angel appeared, “Joseph, she’s with holy child; Immanuel’s here!” The magi saw Your star, it guided them to You bearing precious gifts. From the cave You came to us; the way was prepared by Your messenger. John the Baptist preached, a voice in the wilderness: “Repent, be baptized! “A man greater than I, a mere unworthy slave, will baptize with fire!” From the cave...

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Don’t miss the wrapping!
Dec23

Don’t miss the wrapping!

As the Christmas season comes, and we tear quickly into the gifts given, it’s easy to rush past the wrapper they’re contained in. But in our haste to experience the benefits and blessings, we can often do the same with Jesus. Just imagine… Jesus, the greatest gift ever given, was God wrapped in flesh! In Genesis 1:26, God made man in His own image, but in Luke 2:7, God came to earth in the image of man! He could have...

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Let them live.
Dec27

Let them live.

The last time Egypt saw him, he was Moses the Murderer. The man who killed a soldier and buried him in the sand. He was the one telling the Hebrews how to treat one another, with guilt dripping from his fingers like the blood of the Egyptian he shed the day before. Every time his name was mentioned after this, year after year, he was remembered as Moses the murderer. Moses the hypocrite. Moses the failure. Moses the deserter. But...

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My Little Cup
Nov02

My Little Cup

I took my cup to a friends’ house, and they filled it with sweetened tea. Before I could lift to drink it though, it leaked all over me. “Who needs friends like that?” I thought, “I’ll just take my cup and leave.” But each new place I took my cup I left even more displeased. I took my cup to worship, and even raised it in the Rain, But before I left for home I found my cup was already drained....

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How Judging Makes You A Better Christian
Oct31

How Judging Makes You A Better Christian

Many people believe the Bible condemns judging others, but is this true? The Bible has much to say on this subject, and often in a positive light. Everyone Judges In a practical sense, we judge every day. Every one of us. Who decides if a rapist is wrong? A murderer? Is it wrong to make an informed judgment about whether a person should care for your children, have a key to your home, or be alone with your spouse? Is it wrong to judge...

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The Problem With Society’s Love Lie
Oct10

The Problem With Society’s Love Lie

What is Love? I love God. I love lasagna. I love that song. I love my neighbor. I love their accent. I love my wife. Not only do those phrases share unequal value, they literally mean different things. I don’t love my wife in the same way I love a song, nor do I love my neighbor the way I love lasagna. So, what does it mean to say you, “love” someone? And, is love always good? In a book called, “The Four...

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