Tag Archives: Paul

A Living Sacrifice

Our lives can be seen as both a signpost of the presence of God in the world and a doorway to gifting the world with our faith. The Christian life is not just about what we get from and through it, but what we can do, offer, and extend because of the power we receive …

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Facing Temptations

As we move through the season of Lent, it is good to take a hard look at our lives and all the ways we fail to live out our faith. Not to punish ourselves, but to deepen our commitment to the way of Jesus, if we don’t look at our struggles honestly than we cannot …

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Living Alongside The World

In the Epistle to the Romans, Paul has led us to see the good news of the gospel, how we have all fallen short of the glory of God, how we each owe a debt that Jesus paid on the cross because of that we can never be separated from the love of God. Romans …

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Everyday Actions

In the Epistle to the Romans, Paul has led us to see the good news of the gospel, how we have all fallen short of the glory of God, how we each owe a debt that Jesus paid on the cross because of that we can never be separated from the love of God. Romans …

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Do Not Conform, Be Transformed

In the Epistle to the Romans, Paul has led us to see the good news of the gospel, how we have all fallen short of the glory of God, how we each owe a debt that Jesus paid on the cross and because of that we can never be separated from the love of God. …

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A New Years Message

As one year ends a new one begins, we tend to think of the good and bad things that have happened in the past year. We make and read the best of the year lists and might even make one of our own. We reflect on all the hopes and intentions we have for the …

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Christmas Eve Message (2012)

It’s Christmas Eve! Another day until Christmas, a day of exuberant celebration for Jesus Christ, our Lord and savior who came to bring the good news that God loves all and means to redeem the world to all who would and will receive it. The birth of our Lord means so much. It means life, …

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Jesus Is Lord Of All

We have seen how Jesus ends all religion. Jesus in who and what he does makes religion obsolete. Now, Paul moves on to declare that all who profess faith in Jesus with their mouth are saved. This should not be taken that all we need to do is say that Jesus is Lord our lives …

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Christ Is The End Of Religion

In the Epistle to the Romans, Paul has led us to see the good news of the gospel, how we have all fallen short of the glory of God, how we each owe a debt that Jesus paid on the cross and because of that we can never be separated from the love of God. …

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The Light of Hope

The first candle of Advent is the candle of hope. I would like to share some reflections on hope. My intention is that my words will not only help you celebrate the Advent season, but live the season deeply bring it into the New Year. We begin with hope, because life so often feels hopeless …

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