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Enduring Struggle and the Ways of God

In summary of Job’s story, we see that our endurance of struggle doesn’t always line up with our vision of God.  God is more concerned with our understanding of him, bringing glory to himself, and our reflection of him to … Continue reading

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Righteous by Food or Faith

Doing all the right things and not doing the wrong things makes our relationship with God to be about works instead of faith, and that’s not what God is looking for.  Jesus came to be our righteousness, and all we … Continue reading

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Narrow Door Ready

When Jesus explains to people what the kingdom of God is like, he speaks of mustard seeds and yeast – small things which move and grow slowly into large impact.  And he speaks of a narrow door, which most people … Continue reading

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The Thomas in All of Us

Are you a skeptic?  Otherwise known as a doubting Thomas?  It’s not a bad thing, apart from the fact that Jesus says those who believe without seeing are blessed.  Jesus response to skeptics is not judgment or criticism, however.  It … Continue reading

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Righteous by Faith

Today we dig deeper into the idea that our righteousness is by faith and by the grace of God – not of ourselves.  This truth helps us to stop judging each other’s righteousness (or lack thereof) and realize that we … Continue reading

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