Tag: Bible

Empty Tomb… He is Risen!

He is Risen!

(from http://www.gritandglory.com/2011/04/) The empty tomb that isn’t really empty. Because it’s filled with hope. Promise. Undeserved freedom. Scandalous grace. The empty tomb is actually bursting at the seams, overflowing with unexpected second chances. What seems like the end isn’t really the end. When it’s over, lost, gone, broken beyond repair… that’s when things have really just …

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10 Positive (Certain) Predictions for the New Year

10. God will still be on the throne. Psalm 47:8 9. His grace will still abound. Romans 5:20 8. His mercies will still be new every morning. Lamentations 3:22 7. His promises will still be true. 2 Corinthians 1:20 6. He will still be faithful. Isaiah 49:7 5. He will still be working out His …

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…to overwhelm with surprise or sudden wonder; astonish greatly; to throw out of position, displace; to amaze, to astonish, throw into wonderment; to be amazed, astounded; to be out of one’s mind, besides one’s self, insane

Addictions Anyone?

Here’s the approach I’ve been taking with the Harry Potter books over the past few days – read a book and immediately moving to the next. This is totally unlike the fanatics (AKA crazy fans) who blitzed through the books as soon as they are released, who go to the theater at midnight to see the first showing, etc…

Sermon – Two Great Tests

Two Great Tests – a sermon by Dr. Timothy J. Keller Proverbs 3:9-14; 10:16, 25; 24:10-12 “There are two spiritual tests highlighted in these passages: good times and bad times. These circumstances show our sin in general or our idols in particular. We can choose whether to deal with them or deny them, but we …

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What are you hungry for?

That’s a great question – it’s asked a lot on Sunday after church. Physical hunger happens all the time, but not really for me. I’m not sure I’ve ever been really hungry. In fact, I’ve almost trained myself to not be hungry for a day or so (due to bad eating habits – don’t try …

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Scriptures Every Believer Should Know

The Human Condition For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 3:23 God Provides And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19 God’s Love For God so loved the world, that …

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Happy Reformation Day

A mighty fortress is our God,
A bulwark never failing.
Our helper He amid the flood
Of mortal ills prevailing.

Psalm 27 (The Message) – v14 “Stay with God.”

Take heart. Don’t quit.
I’ll say it again:
Stay with God.

sharpening the skills…

“Sharpened skills are an effective tool in the hand of God. He wants to use you to your full potential. Your activities and work will produce more lasting results when you take the time to hone your skills. God wants to use your life to cut through life’s issues like a sharp knife slicing through …

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