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Drunk With Sorrow

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1 min
Published:
May 24, 2024 (2 days ago)
Usually when we think of drunkenness we think of the overuse of alcohol. Paul wrote that we should not “be drunk with wine,” rather we should be filled with the Spirit. There are other ways to be drunk. Some people are drunk in their thinking, in other words, they are not “sober-minded.” There are many people that have never been drunk with alcohol that have crazy thinking. When we are not thinking Biblically, we are not sober-minded.

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Bible Stories!

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1 min
Published:
May 17, 2024 (9 days ago)
Samuel. The Ark. Saul. David and Goliath. Jonathan. Ziklag. If you had the privilege of attending Sunday School as a child, you probably heard stories about people, places and events from David’s life. These are stories that matter! Not only because they are part of a much bigger story but because the lives of the individuals mentioned in those stories matter. As I often say, “The trouble is in the ditches.”

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The rest of the story: Find rest in His story

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1 min
Published:
May 10, 2024 (16 days ago)
Have you ever found yourself in a situation where life just smacks you in the face and your world starts spinning like the cartoon birdies on the old Saturday morning cartoons? Our response during these times can set us up for success if we can keep proper focus.

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The Marriage That Lasts

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1 min
Published:
May 3, 2024 (23 days ago)
Young love is touching, but enduring love is inspiring. Infatuation often burns out. Some relationships start hot and end bitterly cold. Most people go into marriage with the intent to make it last a long time. Sadly, even among the followers of Jesus, that doesn’t always happen. As a pastor, I’ve been surprised by some relationships that have lasted, but I’ve been more surprised by those that didn’t.

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"Horribly Ever After"

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1 min
Published:
April 26, 2024 (one month ago)
We probably wouldn’t be fans of stories that start well and end with the phrase, “and they all lived horribly ever after.” Many stories that we like begin with trouble, continue with tension and then end with resolution. The characters live “happily ever after.” These kinds of stories resonate with us for a couple of reasons. First, we are hard-wired for a good ending to this earthly drama. Because of the gospel, there actually is a happy ending for those who want it.

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