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13
Dec

This Year and Every Year

“His mercy is for those who fear Him from generation to generation” (Luke 1:50). Christmas is sort of an annual marker. Arriving at the end of the year as it does, it causes us to look back and take stock, even as it causes us to look […]

06
Dec

Unexpected Blessing

  “Blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfillment of what was spoken to her from the Lord” (Luke 1:45). Elizabeth’s song—the Beatitude—is a touching and tender, yet powerful, testament to the vital importance of having fellowship with like-minded believers. We are not intended […]

29
Nov

Never Impossible

“The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy—the Son of God…. For nothing will be impossible with God” (Luke 1:35, 37). The Ancient of Days became a newborn. […]

15
Nov

The Place of Meeting with God

“You shall put the mercy seat on top of the ark, and in the ark you shall put the testimony which I will give to you. There I will meet with you; and from above the mercy seat, from between the two cherubim which are upon the […]

08
Nov

Prolonged Days

The statement “which is the first commandment with a promise” has always caught my attention as a parent and has been a primary motivating factor in the discipline and instruction of my children. The phrase I’m referring to is recorded in Ephesians 6:2 (NASB), where Paul is […]

11
Oct

Kavanaugh and a United Church

I don’t know about you, but the past three weeks have been some of the worst I have seen in my lifetime. Rarely have I witnessed so much unrestrained hate and vitriol on social media. Shouting matches, offensive retorts, and extreme profanity were not an uncommon sight. […]

20
Sep

What Happens When Jesus Comes to Town?

Things change when Jesus arrives. Always. His presence alters the atmosphere. Notice what happened when Jesus came into the land of the Gedera, a small town on the eastern shore of the Sea of Galilee. He encountered a man who was completely filled with a legion of […]

13
Sep

How Prayer Rebuilt a Nation

One of the greatest accomplishments in all of human history occurred through Nehemiah and the rebuilding of the wall of Jerusalem in 52 days. Nehemiah was a slave, in bondage in a foreign land. But he was connected through prayer to the God who made and controls […]

06
Sep

Resurrecting the Prayer Meeting

Most of us are familiar with a church that has good intentions about starting a prayer meeting. Often those good intentions fizzle after a short period of time. I was recently a guest preacher for one Sunday morning at a church in Mississippi. This is a solid […]

30
Aug

Preparing People for Jesus

John the Baptist had a unique role in the economy of God. Luke records that John was sent to “make ready a people prepared for the Lord” (Luke 1:17 NASB). God knew they needed this—that somehow this prophet was vital to help people get ready for the […]

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