Category Archives: Renewal

Spiritual Friendship

Friendship’s trysts are also quiet resting-places,  where heart may commune with heart,  where Jesus comes, too, unseen,  and gives His blessing. (1) Twenty years ago United Airlines came out with one of the best commercials about relationships.  The commercial was shot … Continue reading

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Easter Sermon – “Remember What He Said”

Easter Sermon Notes Remember What He Said Scripture: Luke 24:1-8 and 1 Corinthians 15:1-2, 54-58 To listen to this sermon, click here on April 9 and click on link for sermons . I. Don’t you remember what I said …. A.  Words we have all … Continue reading

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Rest for Your Soul

Not only must the inner sanctuary be kept right with God, but the outer courts as well are to be brought into perfect accord with God. (1) In these words Oswald Chambers states the obvious, your outer life needs to match your … Continue reading

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God’s Trip to Somewhere Else

Faith never knows where it is being led. (1) This may be our biggest problem with faith, not knowing where it will lead us. While I permit my wife, my administrative assistant, and God to add things to my daily calendar. … Continue reading

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Guard Your Heart

The NCAA March Madness Basketball Tournament is not a good place for the faint-hearted or over-confidant. If you dare, ask a Duke or Missouri fan this morning how they are feeling.  Both lost in big upsets to teams everyone was … Continue reading

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What is your experience of God’s grace?

It seemed like a simple enough question, but I was clueless as to how to answer.  I was 22, had grown up in the church, and was at Princeton Seminary preparing for ministry. It was a question which I had … Continue reading

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You are NO god

Most people desire a god who will give them only what they want.  They want a small god! Why limit God to your desires? Many people say to God: “God, be me!  Do what I want, approve what I approve, like … Continue reading

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