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by Cavin Harper
Part Two: Faith Plus???

Part Two: Faith Plus???

“His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness... For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith…”  2 Peter 1:3, 5 The idea of “adding” something to faith seems out of line with the fundamental Christian...

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by Jan 17, 2020 2 Comments
Plugged In: Divinely Powered for Life

Plugged In: Divinely Powered for Life

Part One: FEAR OR FREEDOM? His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness...”  2 Peter 1:3 It is not uncommon for me to encounter grandparents who feel inadequate and wholly unable to relate to the younger generations,...

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by Jan 11, 2020 1 Comment
Our Hope is Built…

Our Hope is Built…

“Why are you downcast, O my soul?  Why so disturbed within me?  Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise Him, my Savior and my God.”  Psalm 43:5 As we look ahead to the end of another decade (it seems like only yesterday we were all embroiled in...

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by Jan 5, 2020 1 Comment
What About You?

What About You?

“But what about you? He asked. Who do you say I am?”  Matt. 16:15 Christmas has once again come and gone, but the question from my previous post about who Jesus really is still lingers, as it will till the day of His return.  Who do your...

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by Dec 28, 2019 3 Comments
What Will You Do with Jesus?

What Will You Do with Jesus?

“This child is destined to cause the falling and rising of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be spoken against, so that the thoughts of many hearts will be revealed.”  Luke 2:34-35 Christmas is upon us. Everywhere houses and business...

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by Dec 20, 2019 1 Comment
Christmas: A Jewish Holiday… Really?

Christmas: A Jewish Holiday… Really?

“Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, ‘Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews?’”  Matt. 2:1-2 I have a dear friend who is Jewish, a follower of Christ, and a pastor of a small Messianic congregation in Colorado. He fervently...

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by Dec 7, 2019 No Comments
What Kind of Man is This?

What Kind of Man is This?

“The men were amazed and asked, ‘What kind of man is this? Even the winds and the waves obey him?’”  Matt. 8:27 The account of Jesus’ calming the storm while he and the disciples were in a boat on the Sea of Galilee is not a story you would expect...

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by Nov 30, 2019 No Comments
What We Believe Matters-Part 7

What We Believe Matters-Part 7

Absolute #7: The Salvation Gift is About More Than a Ticket to Heaven “If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!”  2 Corinthians 5:17 Jim Stovall’s powerful novel, The Ultimate Gift, describes the journey of...

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by Nov 23, 2019 2 Comments
What We Believe Matters – Absolute #6

What We Believe Matters – Absolute #6

Only God Can Remedy Man’s Predicament “The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.”  Romans 6:23 The approach of the holidays is especially significant for followers of Christ because we understand and...

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by Nov 16, 2019 No Comments