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The Earth is the Lord’s

April 28, 2019

What has most shaped your view of the earth and all the creatures, life, and the natural resources it contains? What people, experiences, teaching, and beliefs helped form the view you hold? People have very different views from the utilitarian: “What can I get out of it to benefit myself?”…

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Your Next Step

April 21, 2019

If you use an app like Google Maps on your phone for directions, you know that from your location it gives you two things you can click at the bottom of the screen. The one on the right highlighted in blue says “Start;” encouraging you to press it and get…

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The Land of Went

April 14, 2019

We stand on the other side of the cross and the empty tomb so we experience Holy Week very differently than those who didn’t know how the story ended …those who were living those days didn’t have the benefit of what we know so let’s try to enter into Luke’s…

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Lust: Fire, Smoke, and Ashes

April 7, 2019

Today we’re reflecting on lust, adultery and divorce. These are painful topics for some of us because of our own experiences or because of what we’re going through right now. While it may be difficult for some of us to hear, I pray that it may be helpful. Click to…

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Anger – Holy Emotion or Hellish Passion?

March 31, 2019

Anger is one of the most obvious sins that we as a people must face and deal with constantly. Some of the other sins we are talking about such as lust, envy and greed can be sins that are internal. We can have them in our hearts without people knowing…

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Gluttony: Feeding Your Face and Starving Your Heart

March 24, 2019

Today we’re discussing the vice of gluttony, and the first thing to do is to share what gluttony is and is not. Gluttony is not being over—even egregiously over— one’s ideal or healthy weight. Gluttony is not defined as overeating either. Click to listen: Click this link to get a…

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Avarice: I Want It All

March 17, 2019

“Someone in the crowd said to Jesus, ‘Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me.’ But he said to him, ‘Friend, who set me to be a judge or arbitrator over you?’ And he said to them, ‘Take care! Be on your guard against all kinds of…

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Sloth – Resisting the Demands of Love

March 10, 2019

The vice we’re talking about today is sloth and at the most basic level, sloth is reluctance to exert ourselves, to work or make an effort; laziness. Click to listen: Click this link to get a printable version: Sloth – Resistance to the Demands of Love 2 Peter 1:3-7 “His…

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Vainglory: Image is Everything

March 3, 2019

Thirty years ago in 1989 on the set of a commercial in the Nevada desert for a Canon Rebel camera, 19-year-old tennis pro Andre Agassi was instructed to step out of a white Lamborghini, lower his sunglasses, and utter the words, “Image is everything.” “Image is everything?” Agassi asked the…

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Envy – Feeling Bitter When Others Have It Better

February 24, 2019

Today we’re beginning a new series in worship based on Rebecca DeYoung’s book Glittering Vices: A New Look at the Seven Deadly Sins and Their Remedies. Many Christians today have forgotten about or misunderstood the seven deadly sins: envy, vainglory, sloth, avarice, anger, gluttony, and lust. Click to listen: Click…

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One Failure Doesn’t Mean You’re A Failure

February 17, 2019

Life is full of failures and disappointments so we might as well be prepared to accept them and learn from them, without being crushed by them. It’s important that we learn that One Failure Doesn’t Mean You’re a Failure. Click to listen: Click this link to get a printable version:…

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When We’ve Lost Someone We Love

February 10, 2019

The period in which the events of the Book of Ruth take place (the time in which the judges ruled) is among the worst in Israel’s history.  The Book of Ruth begins in this time of hardship and moves to great heartache. Click to listen: There’s no audio file this…

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