Soil, Seed and Fruitfulness

“And when a great crowd was gathering and people from town after town came to him, he said in a parable, ‘A sower went out to sow his seed. And as he sowed, some fell along the path and was trampled underfoot, and the birds of the air devoured it.  And some...

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The Son of Man is Lord of All

“I will show you what someone is like who comes to Me, hears My words, and acts on them:  He is like a man building a house…” (Luke 6:47-48). What kind of house do would you like to build? That is the point that Jesus makes at the end of...

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Jesus Goes Home

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed, to proclaim the year of...

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Let Freedom Ring

“And no man putteth new wine into old bottles; else the new wine will burst the bottles, and be spilled, and the bottles shall perish.  But new wine must be put into new bottles; and both are preserved” (Luke 5:37 -38) From “The Freedom of the Christian Man” by Helmut...

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Trust, Wait and Rest in Christ

The disciples were so eager for the Kingdom moment. We read about their excitement in the first chapter of Acts. They were walking with Jesus toward Mount Olivet, the place where earlier He had given them a short rundown of how the Final Chapter would play out. It was now...

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Many Mysteries: A Christian Journey

Mystery surrounds everything we call life; the Christian life is no exception. With the simple Bible concept, “peace that passes understanding — shall keep your heart and mind,” we get the idea of mystery. “Love passing knowledge” eclipses the world of concrete imagination. In our Bibles, we have “knowledge of...

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