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A Time to Celebrate

Nehemiah 8:10-18 (NIV) 10 Nehemiah said, “Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.” 11 The Levites calmed … Continue reading

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Forgiveness: Tough but Necessary

Genesis 50:19-21 (NIV) 19 But Joseph said to them, “Don’t be afraid. Am I in the place of God?20 You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives. 21 So then, don’t be … Continue reading

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Looking for God Outside the Bible: The Real God vs. Our God

Do you ever find yourself not getting what you need from the Bible?  Society would say, “That’s OK, just listen for God’s voice elsewhere.”  It is true that God will speak to us through sources other than the Bible, but … Continue reading

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Choose to Forgive

Genesis 50:19-21 (NIV) 19 But Joseph said to them, “Don’t be afraid. Am I in the place of God? 20 You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives. 21 So then, don’t be … Continue reading

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Accepting Conflict

2 Corinthians 4:5-10 (NIV) 5 For what we preach is not ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your servants for Jesus’ sake. 6 For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light … Continue reading

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Creating a Culture of Communal Prayer (Part 4)

In Part 1 of this blog series, we talked about the importance of prayer as a means of developing your relationship with God.  I briefly discussed my private prayer life.  I also talked about the importance of not only praying … Continue reading

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Choosing Forgiveness in Charleston

Some acts are so terrible, it seems wrong to even talk about them.  Some acts, however, are so gracious, we marvel at them and must talk about them. Today, I felt compelled to talk about the events of last week, … Continue reading

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