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Do We Really Understand Jesus’ Sacrifice?

Matthew 26:36-46 (NIV) 36 Then Jesus went with his disciples to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to them, “Sit here while I go over there and pray.” 37 He took Peter and the two sons of Zebedee along with him, and he began … Continue reading

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Consider the Words You Speak

2 Timothy 2:23-3:5 (NIV) 23 Don’t have anything to do with foolish and stupid arguments, because you know they produce quarrels. 24 And the Lord’s servant must not be quarrelsome but must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful.25 Opponents must be … Continue reading

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Obstacles to Effective Prayer (Part 2)

In Part 1, we discussed several reasons why a prayer may seem to go unanswered.  The reasons discussed were wavering faith, wrong motives, conflict in relationships, lack of generosity, and indifference.   Psalm 17:1-6 (NIV) A prayer of David. 1 Hear … Continue reading

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Did the Wrong People Die?

In today’s blog, I want to take a look at a story found in 1 Chronicles. 1 Chronicles 21:1-17 (NLT) 21 Satan rose up against Israel and caused David to take a census of the people of Israel. 2 So David said to … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With Adultery?

This can be a more loaded question than it seems on the surface.  The first thing we need to do is get a handle on what adultery is.  In a literal sense, adultery is when there is unlawful sexual relations … Continue reading

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