Peace Rides a Colt

Jesus is our peace. This is the prophecy of Zechariah, fulfilled when Jesus entered Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.  Jesus created one new humanity which is reconciled to God through himself: in that relationship Father God, we will be at peace with each other… Continue reading

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Job and the Advocate and the Intercessor

To connect with God, we must often look beyond the words and opinions of our earthly friends to rely on the God who loves us: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Job has a concept of and a relationship with the Triune nature of God which is astounding… Continue reading

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Hope for New Life

In the resurrected Jesus we have a future hope.  Job asks, with much hope, if someone dies, will they live again?  He wrestled with this because Job knew no one rises from the dead.  What Job wrestled with, Jesus resolved in the resurrection.  We now hope in him! Continue reading

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Same Consuming Fire, New Covenant

Are you willing to respond to God in humility, acceptance, and reverent faith in Jesus today? Our challenge is to serve God now while the decision is in our hands.  God longs to have relationship with us so much that he gave his son to die for each of us… Continue reading

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Reflecting God in Faithful Cities

The Lord is jealous for his people and he longs to restore us when we live apart from him.  As his people, we should be projecting the presence of God and draw others to the Lord.  Today we consider how we can reflect God’s goodness to the people around us… Continue reading

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Resurrection Hope

When the women came from the empty tomb, their words seemed like nonsense. Do you hope in the power of God or the power of humanity? If there was no resurrection, there is no Christian God.  If Jesus is not risen, our faith is useless and we rely only on ourselves… Continue reading

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Jesus: Grace and Glory

See to it that no one falls short of the grace of God like we fall short of the glory of God. Jesus lived a perfectly holy and sinless life, became for us the perfect lamb of sacrifice on the cross for us, and rose again to defeat sin and death. Jesus is our grace and glory… Continue reading

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