Tag Archives: Judgment

Steering Toward Eternity

We should bend our knee to the Almighty, yet often we judge God: we only want God’s intervention and control in situations which are not going our ways. In his wisdom, though, God selectively intervenes with both wrath and grace … Continue reading

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Safety Blessing

Today we are challenged by Moses to consider that when we persist in going our own ways, we cannot assume we have God’s approval. As long as you don’t disturb the peace, the world will tolerate a lot. In God’s … Continue reading

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Making the Most: Mission Living

Making the most of our time depends on a new way of thinking about our time.  If we value our time from an eternal perspective, we will likely leverage it for eternal impact, helping every person to stand before God … Continue reading

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Condemned by Jonah and the Queen of Sheba

As Jesus traveled Israel, healing people and casting out demons, many people, including most of the leaders of the day, doubted him and even surmised that he was demon possessed.  Today Jesus and his friends, Jonah and the Queen of … Continue reading

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Careful What We Ask For

Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. That famous line from the Lord’s prayer should strike fear in us.  Do we really want to be forgiven in relationship to how forgiving we are to others?  … Continue reading

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Saving From Judgment

The church should be all about the gospel.  That’s what being evangelical means.  And furthermore, Christians should cease and desist judging anyone in the world for anything they do.  Why?  Because we are people of the gospel which saves people … Continue reading

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Friend or Pharaoh?

One of the things I notice about Pharaoh is that he is like that friend of yours.  You know the one.  Everyone has a friend who experiences who experiences frogs, locusts, boils, and hail, repeatedly.  It turns out that having … Continue reading

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