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Our Scapegoat

Today, a guest editorial! Scapegoat is a familiar term used in our culture for someone who bears the brunt of accusations of guilt against another party.  Its origin dates back 3500 years to the sacrificial system established by Moses.  This … Continue reading

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Lack confidence?

Do you, in your inner spirit, cringe in guilt and shame before God?  Do you see your past record of rebellion and failures as a ball-and-chain, holding you back from the comfortable walk with God you desire?  Do you, like … Continue reading

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Does God forget sin?

Does God forget our sin?  What does David mean when he says, “I, even I, am he who blots out     your transgressions, for my own sake,     and remembers your sins no more.”                Isaiah … Continue reading

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Remembering God’s Goodness

“. . . and Joshua said to them, ‘Cross again to the ark of the Lord your God into the middle of the Jordan, and each of you take up a stone on his shoulder, according to the number of the … Continue reading

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Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called

There is a kind of eternal life that will determine where we live eternally; there is another kind of eternal life that will determine how we experience it, both then and now. According to Jesus and John, there is only one factor that determines our forgiveness … Continue reading

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The Thoroughness of Forgiveness

Although we feel like we struggle with many difficult life circumstances, the biggest problem we face in life is our sin.  Our life-long sin pattern keeps us from the God who loves us.  If this barrier is not dealt with, … Continue reading

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Gratitude

“Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, by which we may offer to God an acceptable service with reverence and awe; for our God is a consuming fire.”           … Continue reading

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