Pastor’s Blog

Jan
30

GO!

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GO into all the world & preach the good news to everyone. Mark 16:15 (NLT) GO Or better translated, “as you go” - is Jesus’ straightforward instruction that believing in Him involves a way of living as you go. Believing is not about sitting in the stands but being on the field. You have not been saved to ... Continue

Jan
2

God Grows Us

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The Child continued to grow and become strong, increasing in wisdom; and the grace of God was upon Him. Luke 2:40 Jesus’ life in the gospel accounts moves quickly from the birth narratives to this final line in Luke 2:40 above: “The Child continued to grow…” (italics mine).  After this, we have a ... Continue

Dec
3

God’s Christmas Lights

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In Him was life, and the life was the Light of men. John 1:4 I hung my outdoor Christmas lights this past week when there was a bit of warmer weather. We have the old-school Charlie Brown-style big multi-color bulbs. Just two short strands across the front gutter. The bulbs are easy to replace when ... Continue

Oct
22

Marvelous Light

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For He has rescued us from the domain of  darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son, in whom we have reception, the forgiveness of sins.    Colossians 1:13-14 We are transferred, moved into another kingdom, part of a domain no longer dwelling in darkness but one of ... Continue

Sep
27

blessing

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I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may be with you forever; that is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it does not see Him or know Him, but you know Him because He abides with you and will be in you.     ... Continue

Aug
27

becoming

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And all of us, with unveiled faces, seeing the glory of the Lord as though reflected in a mirror, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another; for this comes from the Lord, the Spirit.  2 Corinthians 3:18 becoming - loved, chosen, and in process I pray you have been lingering in ... Continue

Jul
29

belong

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For none of us lives for ourselves alone, and none of us dies for ourselves alone. If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.    Romans 14:7-8 belong - I am chosen and have ... Continue

Jun
27

beloved – dearly loved and chosen

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Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together ... Continue

May
28

Come Holy Spirit!

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Come Holy Spirit! “…you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth.” Acts 1:8 It is the most wonderful time of the year. The season of Pentecost, which begins in ... Continue

Apr
26

empty things

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We once had an egg hunt where the goal was to find the empty egg. Oh, the coins and candy in the other eggs were certainly exciting, but the goal to find the empty egg was to remind all of us about the empty tomb on the first day of the week, when ... Continue