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Amazing Grace

Grace always amazes me—especially when I find it’s sweet sound in unexpected places. This story of Manasseh is more unexpected than most—I’m still amazed by it. Here is one of the most evil Kings of the whole bunch—could grace save a wretch like Manasseh? Continue reading

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The Humble King

He was clear about his position. “Jesus knew that the Father had put all things under his power, and that he had come from God and was returning to God.” But that didn’t keep the King of Kings and Lord of Lords from taking the place of a servant. Continue reading

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Second Fiddle

John the Baptist knew that he was called to play second fiddle. “He must increase, but I must decrease.”  John’s disciples struggled with fact that the crowds were now going to Jesus.  John assured them that this was just as God had ordained it.   Continue reading

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Truly Blessed

Blessed indeed.  A young Jewish woman could hope for nothing greater than to be the mother of the promised Messiah. Continue reading

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Servant of All

The way to greatness is found in becoming a servant. The one who would be first must first become a slave of all. These are the principles of Christ’s kingdom. Continue reading

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Cast All Your Cares

What do you do when life gets tough? How do you handle the curve balls thrown at you by life?  Continue reading

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Humility (Sept 30)

titude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus: Who being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient to death–even death on a cross! Continue reading

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Second Fiddle (May 4)

John the Baptist knew that he was called to play second fiddle. “He must increase, but I must decrease.”  John’s disciples struggled with fact that the crowds were now going to Jesus.  John assured them that this was just as God had ordained it.   Continue reading

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When the Victory Comes (Mar 26)

How do you handle victory and success? The human tendency is to allow our successes and victories to go to our heads. We boast; we revel in the praise of others. We give little thought to the one who stands behind the victory and success. Continue reading

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Servant of All (Mar 2)

The way to greatness is found in becoming a servant. The one who would be first must first become a slave of all. These are the principles of Christ’s kingdom. Continue reading

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