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Another Rich Young Ruler

November 6th, 2008 · No Comments

“Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult, but with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing.” (I Peter 3:9) Last week I introduced you to a modern day ‘rich young ruler’; Reuel McFarland. Unlike his biblical counterpart, Reuel said yes when Jesus told him, “If […]

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Tags: agape · Fruit of the Spirit · God's purpose · Israel · love · peace · purpose

The Cost of Being Perfect

October 30th, 2008 · No Comments

“Jesus answered, ‘If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come follow me.’” (Matthew 19:21) Hmmm … How about just being good? How much does that cost? The passage at the top of this letter comes from a conversation Jesus […]

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Tags: God's purpose · Israel · joy · Obedience · purpose · Site News · success

John Brown’s Faith

October 24th, 2008 · 2 Comments

“Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. This is what the ancients were commended for.” (Hebrews 11:1-2) Last week we learned that faith – believing in God – is a lot more than holding some concept in our minds as true. Faith requires action. […]

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Tags: faith · God's purpose · Israel · Oil · purpose · Shalom

Responding to God

October 16th, 2008 · No Comments

“But someone will say, ‘You have faith; I have deeds.’ Show me your faith without deeds, and I’ll show you my faith by what I do.” (James 2:18) Last week we talked about responding to God. Really that’s all we can do. We can’t act on God first, that He may respond to us. He […]

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Tags: faith · God's purpose · God's Voice · purpose