Seeing God’s Heart

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Do you remember these stereogram three-dimensional images that were popular back in the 90’s?  They’re a lot of fun! I used to have a calendar with a new image for each day.  I started each work day by viewing the … Continue reading

God of Truth

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“If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.” (John 8:31-32) I love a good allegory!  Something about a brief fictional story can … Continue reading

The Great Divorce

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Pharaoh cut a covenant with Joseph in a ceremony described in Genesis 41:39-45. All subjects of a kingdom are in blood covenant with the king, but the ceremony described and the resulting relationship between Joseph and Pharaoh clearly go far … Continue reading

An Inept Scholar

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For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life. For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but … Continue reading

God’s Love Letters

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Early one Saturday morning, in July of 2010, Sherri and I were driving west on Interstate 30, somewhere between Texarkana and Sulphur Springs.  We were both looking forward to a stress-free weekend visiting family near Dallas. As Sherri dozed in … Continue reading

Does God Harbor Unforgiveness?

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If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. (1 John 1:9) What does God’s forgiveness look like?  We tend to think of God’s forgiveness much as … Continue reading

Courageous Divorce

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I’ve seen the movie Courageous twice now, once with my family and once with my church men’s group, and I thoroughly enjoyed it both times.  In both viewings, I tensed at the action, fought back tears at the sorrow, and laughed … Continue reading

Light in the Darkness

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The people who walk in darkness Will see a great light; Those who live in a dark land, The light will shine on them. (Isaiah 9:2, also referenced in Matthew 4:16) Did you happen to notice the stars shining in … Continue reading

This Foolish Fantastic Gospel!

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Have you ever thought about how the gospel must sound to someone hearing it for the very first time?  I think that, as Christians, we often fail to realize just how drastically different our world view is from others.  Just … Continue reading

Divorce Statistics Do NOT Belong in a Sermon!

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If I hear another sermon or newsletter quoting divorce statistics and repercussions of divorce, I may just puke! This has been a growing pet peeve for some time, and in the last two weeks I have heard one sermon, received … Continue reading