Reflection, Scripture

Be Still

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A couple of years ago, a friend introduced me to the idea that everyone has a central question. Something they are always asking themselves that often becomes a driving force in their lives. It can be different for everyone, but I think that we all do have something like...
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“Be sure your sins will find you out”Thats what my mom always used to say. It was a reminder that God sees all the bad things that I’m doing when no one is around and I’ll for sure be punished for those things. I know this is true, it...
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Reflection

Made New

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 Last night I realized something: I’m growing.I actually didn't realize it myself. I was on the phone with a friend and asked me a question. "Why do you refuse to say negative things about other people when they aren't around?" They saw that the change had happened and they...
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In my sermon this Sunday, I explored an alternative translation of Job 2:9 that paints Job’s wife in a much more positive light. I suggested that instead of rendering the passage how the NIV does, "Are you still maintaining your integrity? Curse God and die!" that we could actually...
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first-at-first
This Sunday, June 3rd, I will be leading the congregation at First Baptist as we take part in the mysterious and wonderful sacrament of communion together. This will be the very first time that I’ve ever lead a group of people in communion and so I have been taking...
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