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What Does This Mean?

By Guest Author | Jun 1, 2020

I’ll never forget the look on my son’s face when we took him to the circus for the first time. He was five and could barely contain his excitement as he sat amazed by the sights and sounds. To him, it was nothing less than spectacular. …

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Are You Listening?

By Guest Author | May 31, 2020

“A sound like the blowing of a violent wind….tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them” (vv. 2-3, NIV). What powerful imagery used to depict the coming of the Holy Spirit! …

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Do Not Do It

By Guest Author | May 29, 2020

“He blesses the abode of the righteous” (v. 33). When I think about some Latin American churches and their “no’s” they give to the youth (no movie theaters, no dancing, no trying, no involvement, no, no, no), I feel like we should tell the youth “do” instead. …

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Leading with Example

By Guest Author | May 28, 2020

“Do not lord it over those in your charge, but be examples to the flock” (v. 3). As we were preparing for our football season, two of our best players took the “I know it all” attitude….

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Proper Suffering

By Guest Author | May 27, 2020

“If I who make a great effort may not reach eternity, what about you who do nothing?” These are Pastor Chema’s words when someone complains about suffering. We all suffer in different ways and for different reasons. There is where we find the big difference. Do we suffer because of our own errors and mistakes? Or do we suffer for the sake of Christ?…

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Servants Stewards

By Guest Author | May 26, 2020

“Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God, serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received” (v. 10).
Knowing we will have guests can be a burden to my wife, Fabi, but it also it turns into an opportunity to be a good steward of the things she has been given to manage, our home. …

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We Are His

By Guest Author | May 25, 2020

“Holy Father, protect them in your name that you have given me, so that they may be one, as we are one” (v. 11). When I was a kid, I would play hide and seek with my friends. We would wait, hiding, for a chance to run to the goal. …

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Work Done

By Guest Author | May 24, 2020

“I have made your name known to those whom you gave me from the world. They were yours, and you gave them to me, and they have kept your word” (v. 6). There is great satisfaction in beginning and finishing something. …

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Salvation History

By Guest Author | May 23, 2020

And now we come full circle. Those who witnessed God’s mighty acts in the Exodus now celebrate God’s faithfulness: “You brought us into the net; you laid burdens on our backs; you let people ride over our heads; we went through fire and through water; yet you have brought us out to a spacious place” (vv. 11-12). …

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Indwelling God

By Guest Author | May 22, 2020

God appears again. Jesus tells his disciples that as they see him, so have they seen God, the one who sent him. God is revealed in Jesus Christ. Loving God and keeping God’s commandments is the key that unlocks every door. …

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Never Alone!

By covwebster | May 21, 2020

We learn early in childhood to trust that when a caregiver leaves the room, he or she continues to exist. We hold on to mental images of the caregiver and retain a sense of security. …

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Questions Answered

By Guest Author | May 20, 2020

The apostle Paul lived in two worlds. As a Pharisee, he was a teacher of Scripture and knew the God of Israel further revealed in Jesus Christ. …

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