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God's gift

It’s Christmas – Not A Grudge!

  God made Christmas available. Our sins made it necessary. That’s the reality of Christmas that few celebrate. Even Christians don’t really get around to acknowledging the ‘why’ of the Virgin Birth until Good Friday and the intense drama of the cross. We prefer to wrap ourselves in the lights, the beauty of our nativity […]

Reckless giver

Reckless Love

  Is God’s love ‘reckless’ as songwriter Corey Asbury’s powerful worship song suggests? A key phrase from his popular song “Reckless” celebrates the ‘overwhelming, undeserving, reckless love of God.” Some struggle connecting the word ‘reckless’ with the character of God. To be true, a word with the dictionary meaning of: lack of proper caution : […]

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New Every Morning

Where there is sin, God must punish. But where there is repentance, God must forgive! Reading straight through the books of Isaiah, Jeremiah and Lamentations takes us on a tumultuous ride through much of Israel and Judah’s sad history. Their story, spread out over decades of poor living and lousy choices, is staggering. But seeing […]