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Sincerity; July 6, 2020


Hosea 6:6 “For I desire mercy, not sacrifice, and acknowledgment of God rather than burnt offerings.” Verses 1-3 of this chapter actually sound very good, and verse three has been set to music in Japanese in a worship chorus that … Continue reading

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Getting Real; March 14, 2020


Colossians 3:17 And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. This whole chapter is solidly practical, spelling out in concrete terms … Continue reading

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Christ in You; May 21, 2019


Colossians 1:27 To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. I have heard the last phrase of this verse quoted many times … Continue reading

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Believing; December 8, 2017


Luke 1:20 “And now you will be silent and not able to speak until the day this happens, because you did not believe my words, which will come true at their proper time.” There are risks to not believing God! … Continue reading

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September 13, 2014


Matthew 23:24 “You blind guides! You strain out a gnat but swallow a camel.” Jesus was certainly a master of descriptive language! This particular remark is so striking that it is quoted widely, but there is real question whether those … Continue reading

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