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Posts from March 2015

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Those Hands

“He humbled Himself and was fully obedient to God, even when that caused His death–death on a cross.”  Phil. 2:8   When human hands fastened the divine hands to a cross with spikes, it wasn’t the soldiers who held the hands of Jesus steady.  It was God who held them steady.  Those same hands that formed […]

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Found People Find People

I recently came across a few truths from reading one of my favorite books The Ragamuffin Soul. In the first-century, the class system was enforced rigorously. It was legally forbidden to mingle with sinners who were outside of the law: table fellowship with beggars, tax collectors, and prostitutes was religiously, socially, and culturally taboo. What […]

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He’s sticking up for us

“The One who died for us . . . is in the presence of God at this very moment sticking up for us.” Romans 8:34 The Message Jesus is praying for us.  No really, the Son of God is actually praying for you today.  Jesus has spoken, and Satan has had to listen.  In the […]

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The Poorest Of The Poor

You must not give the best seat to the one in fancy clothes and tell the one who is poor to stand at the side or sit on the floor.” James 2:3 I came across a quote from Phineas Bresee (founder of the Nazarene Church). He said, “The gospel comes to a multitude without money […]

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A Place For You

There are many rooms in my Father’s house . . . I am going there to prepare a place for you.” John 14:2 Rest on this earth is a false rest. Beware of those who urge you to find happiness here; you won’t. Guard against false physicians who promise that joy is only a diet […]