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Dismissed

Her husband Joseph, since he was a righteous man, yet unwilling to expose her to shame, decided to divorce her quietly. Matthew 1:19 So often, Joseph is overlooked or only briefly mentioned in the events leading up to Jesus’ birth. … Continue reading

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Perspective

Who are you? At your core. A mother, a father, a sister, a brother? A student, a doctor, a teacher, an engineer, a designer? You are a child of God. Someone whom God thought was worth coming down from heaven … Continue reading

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Where is God when…?

Life happens so quickly. Small decisions lead to other small decisions, and before you know it, you are far along a path that you didn’t know you started. Sometimes this is a great thing, sometimes it is a path to … Continue reading

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As you forgive…

On Sunday, we will read the story about the servant who was forgiven his debt, but refused to forgive those who were indebted to him. (Matthew 18:21-35) This servant had such a large debt, that in order to pay it … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Gift

The Twelfth Station: Jesus Dies on the Cross Luke 23: 44-46 It was now about noon and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon because of an eclipse of the sun. Then the veil of the … Continue reading

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The Old Testament God

The Old Testament God is often seen as an angry, harsh, demanding God as opposed to the New Testament kindness and mercy of Jesus. It’s a funny dichotomy that is fairly well supported by the reading yesterday where “Joshua mowed … Continue reading

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What about when we need mercy?

  In this Year of Mercy, we hear many ways that we can and should be merciful. The Works of Mercy are actions, whether physical, mental, or spiritual. As a person who loves to help others, this is very accessible to … Continue reading

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What does forgiveness mean?

What does forgiveness really mean? Can we forgive without someone being sorry? Continue reading

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How are we supposed to pray always?

We are told to pray unceasingly. (1Thess 5:16) Now, if you’re like me or anyone else, that concept is a little hard to imagine. I mean, at some point we have to go to work, put dinner on the table … Continue reading

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Gotcha

Have you ever had a “how did I get roped into this one” moment? I can’t tell you how many times I have sat in a meeting thinking, “I’m pretty sure I was going to say ‘no’ this semester…” I have … Continue reading

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