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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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The Word: Psalm 32

I’ve been thinking a lot about forgiveness lately and given that today was communion Sunday when we remember the forgiveness we Christians have been shown by God, this Psalm seems like the perfect thing to share today. Psalm 32 Blessed … Continue reading

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Things I Learned About Myself, When I Wasn’t In Church

Perhaps this sounds like a strange admission, but there have been times in my life when I had no church home. While I believe those were legitimate absences, upon reflection, I may have learned more about the need to be … 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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The Word: 1 John 4:7-21

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. In this the love of … Continue reading

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The Word: Hebrews 10:1-18

Given yesterday’s Yom Kippur/Day of Atonement post, this passage seemed a good choice today: Hebrews 10:1-18 ESV: For since the law has but a shadow of the good things to come instead of the true form of these realities, it … Continue reading

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Understanding Yom Kippur as a Christian

Observant Jewish people are busy preparing for Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement, which begins at sundown today and lasts through tomorrow. The day is described in Leviticus 23:27-28 “Now on the tenth day of this seventh month is the … Continue reading

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