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The Wisdom of the Wisemen

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Matthew 2:1-2. Even though we don’t know a lot about the Wise Men we can understand why they are called “wise”. It has more to do with what they did than with what they knew. And what did they do? They followed God’s divine leading, they responded in faith, and they worshipped the Christ Child. […]

Jesus: There’s Just Something About That Name

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Matthew 1:18-23. God wants to be known in a very real, deep, intimate way. The message of Christmas is that God is no longer way off up there somewhere but through his son, whose name is Emmanuel, God is with us. To know Jesus is to know God. Not just knowing about God but to […]

Christmas Gift Giving

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John 3:16 & Matthew 2:1,2&11. The origin of giving gifts at Christmas goes back to the manger in Bethlehem. In fact, that really is what Christmas is all about – God giving salvation to us through the gift of His Son. Additionally, the three magi endured a long, difficult journey to bring gifts to the Christ Child. […]

“HEROES”; Jesus

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John 20:26-29. Easter is when we celebrate history’s brightest moment. The tomb is empty, Jesus is alive, but throughout history there have been a variety of attempts by skeptics to explain away the resurrection. Jesus actually made ten different appearances after His resurrection. In one of them He was seen by over five hundred people. […]

(Labor Day Weekend) Your Work Matters to God

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Genesis 2:15. Three out of four people go to a job they’re not fitted for, called for, excited about or satisfied in.  To many American workers work is a necessary evil. Their goal is Friday and when they reach it they TGIF––thank God it’s Friday.  How does God view work? God created work not as punishment […]

Easter (2018) -The Accomplishments of the Resurrection

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(Easter) – The Accomplishments of the Resurrection. John 20:26-29. Today we celebrate history’s brightest moment. The tomb is empty. Jesus is alive, but throughout history there have been a variety of attempts by skeptics to explain away the resurrection. Jesus actually made ten different appearances after His resurrection. In one of them He was seen […]