November


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November 20, 2016 November 20 – Responding to the Word There are two ways to respond to the Word of God: Either with indifference or with implementation.  I call these two ways the “but” and “so” approaches.  The “but” approach is to hear the Word of God and give excuse 0
November 19, 2016 November 19 – The Order of Holiness We tend to think of holiness as a “starchy starkness” from the world.  Holiness is the absence of secular thought and things, we contend.  Therefore, if we stay away from such insidious and polluting notions we are, by default, holy.  0
November 18, 2016 November 18 – The Keeping Power of God There are not many believers I have met through the course of my life who have not struggled with doubt.  Did I pray the right prayer? Can I lose my salvation? Am I really saved?  These types of questions find 0
November 17, 2016 November 17 – The Church Needs You I have heard many people down through the years say they do not need the church to have a relationship with God.  They contend that church is a superficial, religious notion that only satisfies the traditions and preferences of men.  0
November 16, 2016 November 16 – Make Sure It’s Shut Recently my wife came home to our house by herself.  As she opened the front door, she sensed she was not alone.  She heard slight movements coming from the living room.  With hesitation she slowly walked through the foyer to 0
November 15, 2016 November 15 – When You’re at Your Wits’ End In Psalms 107:23-31, the writer describes the trouble of a great storm.  Those that go down to the sea in their ships are subject to the volatility of the waters.  The psalmist describes the waves as rising up to the 0
November 14, 2016 November 14 – Coming Out of Egypt The children of Israel were prone to wander and forget about the miraculous provisions of God.  Not long after leaving Egypt they complained about their circumstance and desired to go back to the place where they had spent four hundred 0
November 13, 2016 November 13 – The Eyes of Salvation In the garden of Eden, when Adam and Eve sinned, guilt reigned in total dominion over their lives.  Their revealed nakedness was the result of their eyes being opened, not in grandiose wisdom as promised by the serpent, but rather 0
November 12, 2016 November 12 – God and the Fire Escape Not long ago, I was upstairs in our church and decided to exit the building using the emergency fire escape on the back of the facility.  As I walked down those cold, black iron steps I thought about the many 0
November 11, 2016 November 11 – Seek Him, Love Him, Serve Him The Bible admonishes us to “seek ye the Lord while He may be found” and to “call upon Him while He is near” (Isaiah 55:6).  There are some fundamental truths in such a divine adventure: If you seek the Lord, 0