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The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath

One of the things Jesus did which drew much attention in His time was that He violated the sabbath according to the standards of the religious leaders of His day. By the time Jesus came to our world, the...

Sabbath’s rest

            When I was growing up, the sabbath was something that that was talked about at church more as a historical phenomenon than as a living applicable command. In fact the emphasis was more on the way the pharisees...

One Thing

In Luke 10:38-42 we read a small story of two sisters: Mary and Martha. If you have been around Church or the Bible you have probably heard this story shared many times. It has even become common for us...

Giving out of Abundance or Poverty Part 3

  In Mark 12:41-44 we find an example of some who are giving out of their abundance and one women giving out of her poverty.  Last week we looked at how this can apply to our giving of time. ...

 Faith and Power

  When people met Jesus, they were amazed for many reasons. They were moved by His compassion and impressed with His great wisdom. But one of the most common reasons why people in the gospels were amazed by Jesus...

Giving out of Abundance or Poverty Part 2

  In Mark 12:41-44 we find an example of some who are giving out of their abundance and one women giving out of her poverty.  Last week we looked at how this can apply to our giving of money. ...

Giving out of Abundance or Poverty Part 1

  In Mark 12:41-44 we read a short story about Jesus watching people giving money to the temple.  Jesus sees a teaching moment as He notices many rich people putting in large sums while a poor window is only...

Who is Your King?

  I have been reading 1 Samuel lately and have really been seeing some very interesting things, (yes the Old Testament is still relevant and has many great things to teach us!!).  I wanted to share one of the...

Fear- A Powerful Motivator

More and more recently I have been realizing how powerful of a motivator fear is. We all wish it wasn’t, don’t we? Look at the movies we love: some hero or heroine that seems to have no fear or...

Light of the World

Christmas is when we celebrate and remember that Jesus, the perfect Son of God, came to our world to save us from our sins. Most of us know the Christmas story found in Matthew and Luke, but I often...