Written in the Dust

600 years BC, before Christ, Jeremiah was a preacher and prophet in the tribes of Judah and Benjamin.  Jeremiah was specifically prophesying, through his prophetic poetry, to the backslidden people of Judah.  It is from this poetry that we get these two prophetic verses – ““For my people have done two evil things: They have abandoned […]

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Losing our Souls

The genealogy of Jesus.  You can’t even begin the New Testament without at least skimming it, putting our best speed reading glasses on and plowing straight through.  At least we might pretend to plow through.  If you’re like me, you might read through, get to the end of it, then wonder if you even read […]

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What We Believe

Took a break from the Sermon on the Mount for a while, but I’m jumping back in this morning. Hopefully, I can be brief and “keep it moving” today, because this part really is pretty simple. “Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, […]

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Seeing Our Sin

John 3:16. The most famous scripture in the New Testament, maybe the entire bible. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. God loved the world, the whole world. He so loved the world that he gave his only […]

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Just Daydreaming

Back in the Sermon on the Mount today, continuing to trace Jesus’ teaching on what it means to be living in the Kingdom of God. Jesus began by holding up the Old Testament teaching of the law regarding anger, which says, simply, don’t murder anyone. Of course, we bring about all kinds of misery in […]

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Male and Female

Sometimes I read things and it just makes me stop and think. About a month ago my pastor recommended for the church to read a book by Dr. James Garlow titled “Well versed – biblical answers to today’s tough issues.” He had copies available to take, so I took one. I’m still reading the book, […]

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