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D-Day and the Benefits of Jesus' Victory

This past Sunday I preached on Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness in Matthew 4.  The big idea of that sermon was that because of Jesus’ victory over temptation (using the same tools we have available to defeat sin),  421 more words

Why you Should Grow in Your Faith

Some folks think Christian maturity comes in one dose. It can be easy for those of us who come from denominations with a certain kind of experiential emphasis to think that somehow we’ll have a dramatic experience that will put us on a higher plain.  999 more words

Christian Living

Spring Hiatus

During this break between our winter session on Tuesday mornings and our summer class here on the blog, I thought it might be fun to resurrect a few posts we’ve run in the past. 664 more words

Summer Rain

Learning to Obey

CONNECT Family Devotion for LENT – Sunday, March 22

He learned obedience through what he suffered. -Hebrews 5:8

Share something good and something bad you experienced today. 229 more words


5th Sunday in Lent, March 22, 2015

Fifth Sunday in Lent (Year B)

Scripture Readings*: Jeremiah 31:31-34, Psalm 51:1-13, Hebrews 5:5-10, John 12:20-33

Jeremiah 31:31-34

The Lord makes an amazing announcement! Unlike the present Mosaic covenant (vs. 482 more words


Standing Before God (Hebrews 5)

After mankind fell into sin and condemnation in the Garden of Eden, God, in grace, made a road back to himself. This plan and pathway would involve representatives who could appear before God only in very strict and precise ways. 898 more words