Tag Archives: Jesus

When It Is Not Well

It’s been a tough couple of weeks. Well, honestly I’ve spent much of this year riding the roller coaster from discouragement, uncertainty, anger, and pain to hope, optimism and faith and back around again. The most recent instance has just … Continue reading

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A Message on Forgiveness from First Baptist Church (NY, NY)

The image only reflects the post in that the church this sermon is from is my favorite church in New York City. I discovered First Baptist Church in recent months and have been grateful to listen to Pastor Hoskinson’s preaching … Continue reading

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Church of Wimps

I read Luke chapter 9 this morning where Jesus reacts to three people who claim they would “follow him” anywhere. A modern mindset would probably expect a reaction along the lines of “Great you have you, buddy!” Jesus instead lays … Continue reading

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Pillars of Christian Character: Forgiveness

The sixth sermon in the Grace To You series that I’ve been listening to once a week is all about forgiveness. Speaking for myself, forgiving others can be a struggle at times. I’m glad I was reminded and chastised through … Continue reading

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Pillars of Christian Character: Love

Last week some things in my life sort of felt like they were imploding, so I failed to post sermon number three here. It was a sermon about humility.  I did share it on Facebook, but couldn’t find time to write … Continue reading

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Pillars of Christian Character: Obedience

I’m continuing to listen to this Grace to You sermon series “The Pillars of Christian Character,” once a week, for ten weeks. The second message is about obedience. That word sure can make our rebel hearts want to run away … Continue reading

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There is a cost …

Matthew 16:24-27 “Then Jesus told his disciples, ‘If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for … Continue reading

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