Tag Archives: Christians

EVIDENCE OF OUR COMMITMENT

To what degree are we committed to the Kingdom of God? For many the answer resonates quickly. Commitment is readily affirmed. But I’m talking specifically about what is revealed in our action. Do our actions demonstrate a commitment to the … Continue reading

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THE WORST SHIPWRECK

If asked what is the worst shipwreck of all times, what would you reply? There are some monumental and legendary ones: the Lusitania (1915); the Andrea Doria (1956); the Edmund Fitzgerald (1975). Perhaps you would say, “The Titanic.” While certainly … Continue reading

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JESUS DOES NOT ANSWER

“Meanwhile Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor asked him, ‘Are you the king of the Jews?’ ‘Yes, it is as you say,’ Jesus replied. When He was accused by the chief priests and the elders, He gave no … Continue reading

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LOOKING TO IMPROVE

It is hard to look at the mirror without looking at yourself. We want to know how we look and if everything is in place or not. If something is wrong, it gives us a chance to fix it. It’s … Continue reading

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Will you follow through?

A basketball coach will instruct his team members: “Follow through on your free throws! Follow your shot!” These two commands and others with similar instruction, spring from a principle of athletics that says what you do after an action or … Continue reading

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Do What You Can

One of my favorite accounts in the gospels is in Mark 14 when Jesus is at Simon the leper’s house (v. 3-9). While there, Mary the sister of Lazarus and Martha, took a flask of very costly oil and anointed … Continue reading

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Making Room for Others

“The church would be great if it weren’t for all the people.” “Leave the church and get closer to God.” “Jesus, Yes, the church, No.” I can understand where those who make such declarations are coming from. Or at least, … Continue reading

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