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Dig into David’s Confession

Psalm 51 is traditionally believed to have been composed by David as a confession to God after David sinned with Bathsheba. I dug into Psalm 51 after realizing I’d been committing sins (knowingly and unknowingly) for decades. Contemplating the prompts … Continue reading

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A Hot Day in Samaria

John 4:4-17, 28-30 A Hot Day in Samaria This passage is about the time that Jesus encountered a woman at a town well. Scholars debate whether the story is allegorical or literal. Either way, my mind gets blown. For starters, a … Continue reading

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Seven Lethal Assumptions by Andy Stanley

Every Andy Stanley Youtube video my spouse and I watch is excellent. Go look him up if you haven’t watched/heard Andy before. In the meantime, here’s a good list from him. Seven Lethal Assumptions 1. “If I find the right person, … Continue reading

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Silly Little Love Songs

“Why sing love songs that are so idealistic that they can only find fulfillment in Jesus? Why not just sing about Jesus Christ?” Donna Cori Gibson. Like Donna, I’ve noticed that a great number, if not a majority, of mainstream … Continue reading

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Habits: Good or Bad?

What struck me about Rick at our first session was his transparency. It’s our second session of small group Bible study and he’s still a see-through kind of guy. Rick says, “I used to believe that I was critical because … Continue reading

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Pancakes & Bacon, Hold the Challenge, Please

The breakfast crowd was thinning out. I sipped my second cup of coffee as my spouse talked about the sermon at the church we’d visited last Sunday. Gary, our friend since 2005, was sopping up syrup with the last bites of … Continue reading

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Who in Your Life is a Josiah?

Josiah, God’s Leader TGIF Today God Is First Volume 2, by Os Hillman 06-28-2013 “Neither before nor after Josiah was there a king like him who turned to the LORD as he did – with all his heart and with … Continue reading

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