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When You Fail…

It is a given fact that Christians will fail their Lord. Each and every one of us will fail our Lord. Matthew 26 contains the last night of Jesus’ earthly life…his celebration of the Passover with his disciples, his institution … Continue reading

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A Reflection on 10 Years as a Pastor

In May of 2006 I graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary ready to take on the world for Jesus!  It took a couple of months for me to land at a church and begin my pastoral ministry.  On September 1, 2006 … Continue reading

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Measurement in the Kingdom of God

We love to measure things. We even have quotes about measurement like, “What gets measured, gets done.” When we talk about measuring, the image the most likely comes to mind is some kind of metric. We are a very precise … Continue reading

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Reading the Old Testament – Leviticus

This is a continuation of the series of posts about how to read the Old Testament.  Here’s some thoughts on reading the OT in general and the specifically the books of Genesis and Exodus. I know that Leviticus is your … Continue reading

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Reading the Old Testament – Exodus

This post is part 3 in the series about reading the Old Testament.  Here’s the introduction to the series and the book of Genesis.  We’re following this OT reading plan. The book of Exodus is one of the most important … Continue reading

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Reading the Old Testament – Genesis

Genesis…the book of beginnings. The point of this post is to give you some pointers that might be helpful in your reading of Genesis. 1.  Creation.  The creation story is written to tell you the “who” of creation.  If you … Continue reading

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Wisdom – Sin

Who can say, “I have made my heart pure; I am clean from my sin”? – Proverbs 20:9 Proverbs has quite a bit to say about sin and the removal of sin.  The proverb above seeks to bring self-awareness to … Continue reading

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Wisdom – The Heart

Do you ever wonder how God sees you or what God wants from you?  Religions the world around try to answer this question. There are a few things that all religions do in common.  One of those things is sacrifice.  … Continue reading

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Wisdom – Life Decisions

I think it is the general desire of Christians to please our Lord in all our decisions.  But we wrestle with the “how”.  God doesn’t make our decisions for us or tell us what to do.  That’s what it means … Continue reading

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Wisdom – Finishing Well

“It’s paradoxical, that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone.” – Andy Rooney 1 Corinthians 10:31 tells us to do all things to the glory of God.  … Continue reading

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