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1. Make sure you are worshipping as well. If you aren’t into the song, it’s going to be really hard for the people you are leading to be into it as well. They take their cue from you…so lead them. 2. Silence doesn’t have to be awkward. Scripture asks us ...
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There have been so many recent changes to my life, it’s hard to know where to start. It has been months since I’ve even touched this blog. But I can assure you that change is coming. Both to my life and to the site. Change is good though. It shakes ...
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Sometimes we need a reminder of even the obvious. Here a reminder of what binds us all. Love. If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. If I speak God’s Word with power, revealing all his mysteries ...
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“If you try to hang on to your life, you will lose it. But if you give up your life for my sake and for the sake of the Good News, you will save it. And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own ...
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“Yet I still dare to hope when I remember this: The faithful love of the Lord never ends! His mercies never cease. Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning. I say to myself, ‘The Lord is my inheritance; therefore, I will hope in him!’” Lamentations 3:21-24 The ...
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  It’s hard to know where to even begin with this book. This book poetically implores the reader to not let life merely pass by. This book challenges you and makes you rethink how you view life. (In a good way) Author N.D. Wilson has a way with words. He ...
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“Praise the Lord! He is good. God’s love never fails. Praise the God of all gods. God’s love never fails. Praise the Lord of lords. God’s love never fails.” Psalm 136:1-3 Thank God for His love this morning. It is easy to forget how much he loves us. It’s a ...
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Here is a quick reminder to us all to remember that our faith, our belief in Jesus Christ, is about our relationship with him. It isn’t about a book of rules that we have to follow in order to win a prize. We have been saved by grace through faith, ...
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“Because of our faith, Christ has brought us into this place of undeserved privilege where we now stand, and we confidently and joyfully look forward to sharing God’s glory. We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance. And ...
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“Every part of this plan,” David told Solomon, “was given to me in writing from the hand of the Lord.” 1 Chronicles 28:19 In 1 Chronicles 28, we have the story of when God gave David the instructions to build the temple. The plans, of course, were to be handed ...

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