Monthly Archives: September 2010

Can You Really Fake Worship?

Can you really fake worship?  You can certainly fake the praise.  However, worship, by definition, denotes an intimacy with God.  It is extreme and extravagant honor, respect, reverence or devotion.  We worship Him simply for who He is!  Intimacy, someone … Continue reading

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Economy of God

I don’t know when I’ve seen so many homes for sale. In just about every block, there are several “for sale” signs. The turn around in our economy is undoubtedly slower than originally anticipated and many are either losing or … Continue reading

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My Needs Are Met!

“But my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus (Philippians 4:19).”  Knowing this truth, we need not be overcome with fear regarding lack but we need simply ask.  “Until now you have … Continue reading

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Loving the “Not So Lovely”

We are called to love God’s people. But what about when they’re not being so loveable? How do you continue to love? We hate the sin and love the sinner. We hate the act but continue to love the actor. … Continue reading

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San Bruno Fire – Sympathies

My deepest sympathies and condolences to all those who’ve suffered loss in the San Bruno fire tragedy.  My thoughts and prayers are for the entire community—the shock and immediacy of such a catastrophe is simply too stressful to imagine.  My … Continue reading

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Showing Love? Might Wanna Check that “Conversion”

What kind of Christianity do we actually possess if it doesn’t compel us to show the love of Christ?  Whatever it is, I’d have to say… ‘none for me, thanks.’ Anyone can show love when everything’s lovely.  We’re called to … Continue reading

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Change – Transformation

Since I will be speaking on “Change” this evening, I will simply say that it’s not enough to be saved from sin but we are to allow God to continually transform us into His image–from glory to glory.  We must … Continue reading

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God’s Grace

Someone said grace is ‘getting what you don’t deserve’ and mercy is ‘not getting what you do deserve.’ I must, therefore, be ecstatic about both! I prefer grace and mercy over justice any day! Grace, the unmerited favor of God, gives … Continue reading

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Worship – Our Proper Place

We were created to commune with and worship God.  When we don’t, we miss the purpose for which we were created.  Man’s ideal environment was one of worship.  Adam communed with God in the cool of the day.  The Garden … Continue reading

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