Aftermath

Going to the Psalms in the aftermath of this election. The psalms are basically Gods prayer book, and I’m pretty sure we can all agree our nation needs prayer right now, regardless of where you stand on the outcome this morning. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we […]

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Where is your hope??

Hope. Without it we cannot survive as human beings. It is one of the apostle Paul’s big three to last into eternity. “So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” 1 Corinthians‬ ‭13:13‬ ‭ESV‬‬. Hope is eternal. When everything else falls away, faith, hope and love will […]

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Jesus the Great

Looking at the last temptation of Jesus in the Judean wilderness before the man Jesus of Nazareth embarked on His mission to bring the Kingdom of God on earth, just as it is in Heaven. Again, the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and […]

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Supernatural Spectacular

Another temptation of Christ. The second temptation recorded by Matthew, the temptation of spectacle. Immediately following the first temptation, which Jesus deflected with scripture, the tempter comes in using scripture itself to convince the son of Man of his next “good idea”. Then the devil took him to the holy city and set him on […]

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Human need

I’m back to the humanity of our Christ. I’ve looked at his temptations before, and I’m back here again. How we see Jesus temptations in that Judean wilderness will tell us much about how we see Christ’s humanity. Let me ask you a question. Do you believe Jesus was actually tempted by the devil? In […]

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Only Human

“I’m only human!!” How many times have we heard that? How many times have we said that? We think that in saying that we are only human, we are merely confirming the fact of who we are. Being human means being sinful, right?? There’s just one problem with that. We were never supposed to live […]

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Oh the Drama!!

Prophets are dramatic. They are making huge points and dramatic prophecies in artistic ways, it should only follow that they themselves would be dramatic. When I say dramatic, I’m thinking kind of like the prophet Samuel when David was first anointed King of Israel at fifteen – “Then Samuel said to Jesse, “Are all your […]

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