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God’s Heart

Jeremiah 31:2b-3 When Israel went to find rest 3 the Lord appeared to him from far away. I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore, I have continued to extend faithful love to you. When my granddaughter was a toddler, she wasn’t very good at playing hide and seek. She would hide and then […]

Moved by Compassion

Mark 6:34 “And Jesus, when He came out, saw a great multitude and was moved with compassion for them, because they were like sheep not having a shepherd. So He began to teach them many things.” Sometimes it is easy for Christians to see nonbelievers as the enemy. Preachers sometimes rant and rave about the […]

Get a Helmet

Romans 13:12 The night is nearly over, and the daylight is near, so let us discard the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light. Like it or not, as a follower of Jesus you will have people who show hostility toward you. Jesus said, “If the world hates you, understand that it […]

What is Worship?

Ezra 3:6 From the first day of the seventh month they began to offer burnt offerings to the Lord but the foundation of the temple of the Lord had not been laid. Sacrifices and offerings were offered to God for two years before the foundation of the Temple was even laid. When we think about […]

Check Your Connection

Ezra 2: 59 Now these’re those who came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addan & Immer but they were not able to give evidence of their fathers’ households and their descendants, whether they were of Israel: Of the fifty thousand Israelites who returned to Jerusalem from Babylon there were some who could not trace their […]

New beginnings

Psalm 80:18 Then we will not turn back from You; revive us, and we will call upon Your name. I think we would all agree, America needs an awakening, but before that can happen the church needs a revival. We often use the words revival and awakening interchangeably, but there is a distinction. An awakening […]

The Highest Privilege

Revelation 22:20 He who testifies to these things says, “Surely I am coming quickly.” Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus! Today half of all Americans claim to be born again. Even more claim to believe in God. If you want to apply a litmus test to your relationship with God then, for the sake of […]

Can Failure be Good?

Ecclesiastes 2:11 But as I looked at everything I had worked so hard to accomplish, it was all so meaningless—like chasing the wind. There was nothing really worthwhile anywhere. Is success the most important thing in life? It depends on how you define success. For some achieving their goals is the definition of success. But […]

Pauper or Prince

Daniel 9:1 In the first year of Darius, the son of Ahasuerus, a Mede by birth, who was ruler over the kingdom of the Chaldeans In the book Daniel we meet a number of powerful men. People like Nebuchadnezzar, Cyrus, Darius and Alexander the Great. We see God working His sovereign plan through the lives […]

Good News, Bad News

Galatians 1:6–7 I am shocked that you are turning away so soon from God, who called you to himself through the loving mercy of Christ. You are following a different way that pretends to be the Good News but is not the Good News. You are being fooled by those who deliberately twist the truth […]