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I Reached Out

You’ll have to read Mark 4:21-43. For Jairus it was, if Jesus can only touch his daughter. For the woman with the hemorrhage, it was, if I can only touch his garments. Our lives should be lived seeking his touch, … Continue reading

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Time to Get Away?

Jesus was preaching from a boat on the shore of the Sea of Galilee (Mark 4:35). Seeing the great throng of people amassed, he instructed his men to shove off for the other side. Perhaps his human side sought for … Continue reading

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Crossing Over

Then Jonathan said to the young man who was carrying his armor, “Come and let us cross over to the garrison of these uncircumcised; perhaps the Lord will work for us, for the Lord is not restrained to save by … Continue reading

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Raised to Walk in Newness of Life

Chapter 6 in Romans is exhilarating even though it’s main focus is death. But when that death results in life and freedom, it’s a different story. When your favorite team wins the big game you want to read and hear … Continue reading

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Hanging Tough

Without becoming weak in faith he contemplated his own body, now as good as dead since he was about a hundred years old, and the deadness of Sarah’s womb; yet, with respect to the promise of God, he did not waver … Continue reading

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The Power of the Gospel–Romans 1:15-17

15 So, for my part, I am eager to preach the gospel to you also who are in Rome. 16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also … Continue reading

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Calling the Romans–Romans 1:1-7

In one signature run-on sentence, we have all we need to know about the gospel of God. It’s Paul’s preamble to his magnificent letter to his beloved saints in Rome. These were the “called of Jesus Christ.” Nothing here indicates … Continue reading

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