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Don’t be afraid

Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. Luke 12:32 When you look at the world and your little place in it, it’s easy to feel small and insignificant. Especially in light of … Continue reading

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Students forever at the feet of Jesus

Yesterday we established the fact that Jesus has put us all in the discipleship and disciple-making business, and that part of understanding what that means is to realize we are all students of Christ. A disciple is a student, and … Continue reading

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Getting ready for heaven

Arnold is dead. He passed sometime Saturday night after midnight. Marie, his wife, doesn’t know when because she got the first night of uninterrupted sleep that she’s had in a long time. That’s because Arnold’s coughing didn’t wake her. Arnold’s … Continue reading

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Evening the score

“You have heard the law that says the punishment must match the injury: ‘An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.’ But I say, do not resist an evil person! If someone slaps you on the right … Continue reading

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Walking together

“I have been given all authority in heaven and on earth. Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Teach these new disciples to obey all the … Continue reading

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‘When you pray …’

“When you pray, don’t be like the hypocrites who love to pray publicly on street corners and in the synagogues where everyone can see them. I tell you the truth, that is all the reward they will ever get. But when … Continue reading

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The Equalizer

“Look at my Servant, whom I have chosen.     He is my Beloved, who pleases me. I will put my Spirit upon him,     and he will proclaim justice to the nations. He will not fight or shout     or raise his voice … Continue reading

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Faith or fear; what will it be?

Paranoia strikes deep Into your life it will creep It starts when you’re always afraid Step out of line, the men come and take you away We better stop, hey, what’s that sound? Everybody look what’s goin’ down     … Continue reading

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