Forgiveness

Forgiveness

Forgiveness There was a time when invited to pray the Lord’s Prayer, I’ve wondered, “Why do we pause between the statement, “Forgive us our trespasses/sins (pause) as we forgive those who trespass/sin against us?” Perhaps we were conditioned to say it that way or...
Forgiveness

Is GOD Enough?

Is GOD Enough? Have I ever said by my actions, my thoughts or my lack of faith, GOD is not enough?  Of course, we answer resoundingly, no!  But are we being completely honest? Have I prayed less than confidently that GOD hears or will answer?Have I wasted time in...
Forgiveness

What Matters Most

What Matters Most Philippians 1:1-11 – What Matters Most     What is joy and how does it differ from happiness? and How ought a Christian to view suffering? The Philippians were suffering for the gospel and that suffering had led to disunity and a temptation to pull...
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“Suppose you have a friend…”

“Suppose you have a friend…” Luke 11: 5-8 Jesus begins, “Suppose you have a friend…” The disciples would be shocked by the suggestion that the friend might refuse to provide bread. In their day, every member in the community would be expected to contribute their best...
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He Remembers You

He Remembers You “And God remembered Noah.” Genesis 8:1 Shortly after completing seminary, the recession of 2007 hit. I struggled to find work, the debt of student loans piled high and anxiety and stress took over. I watched my hopes of what life after school would be...
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July Devotional – What are my Freedoms?

What are my Freedoms? 1 Cor 10:23 All to the Glory of God   We often talk about our rights.  With July 4th approaching, we hear more about the rights of an American and the freedoms that we enjoy.  It is sad that so many people do not understand where their rights...