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A New Chapter

Matthew 28:17 (NRSV) And when they saw him they worshiped him, but some doubted. Do you doubt? To read these closing words of Matthew, one cannot help but see doubt as an unwanted perspective of a Christian; but, I beg to … Continue reading

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Cheerily, Cheer Up

Psalm 104:33 (NRSV) “I will sing to the Lord as long as I live; I will sing praises to my God while I have being.” Are you singing? This morning there was an American Robin near my bedroom window singing as … Continue reading

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Put on the Mask

1 Peter 5:6-7 (ESV) “Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.” Are we being humbled? It is amazing … Continue reading

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Keep Groping

Acts 17:26-27 (NRSV) “From one ancestor he made all nations to inhabit the whole earth, and he allotted the times of their existence and the boundaries of the places where they would live, so that they would search for God and … Continue reading

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Carry On

Acts 7:59 (ESV) “And as they were stoning Stephen, he called out, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.”” Who will intercede for me? Stephen was helpless before the High Priest and council of Jews. The council had heard enough out of Stephen … Continue reading

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Step-Through

John 10:7b (ESV) [Jesus said]”Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep.” Have you come to the door? I moved to a new church at the end of March 2020, just as the United States was … Continue reading

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The Perfect Unity

Acts 2:38 (ESV) And Peter said to [the crowd], “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.” Have you been … Continue reading

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Have Faith

1 Peter 1:6 (ESV) In this [salvation] you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials. How can we rejoice even in suffering? “Today (April 15th) there are more known cases of COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Brightly Shining

Colossians 3:4 (ESV) “When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.” How will you appear? Today’s verse was to be read before many this coming Easter Sunday, but we’re not gathering these days … Continue reading

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Higher and Higher

Philippians 2:7-8 (NRSV) “Being found in human form, [Jesus] humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death upon the cross.” “Health Care Workers Around The World Are Dying To Save Us From COVID-19,” was the title of … Continue reading

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