Monthly Archives: April 2019

What You Don’t Know Just Might Hurt You

God promises to be found by those who seek him, not by those who don’t care to look. Continue reading

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IF: An Easter Message

Our “If only” regrets are not always about what we have done or not done. Sometimes they are about what God has done or, especially, not done. Continue reading

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Understanding Your Calling

But nowhere in the Bible do we find God calling people by saying, “I have a no-hassle life-plan for self-fulfillment, and it has your name on it. Continue reading

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Can’t Wait to Be Patient: A look at James 5:7-12

God is not willing to sacrifice your future to ease your present … He will make things right; you can depend on it. But, better by far, he will make you right – just don’t short-circuit what he is doing. You must be patient. You must trust him. Continue reading

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The Most Damaging Lie: “It’s No Use”

The lie becomes more destructive as it filters down to the relationship level. The more intimate the relationship, the more damage the lie causes. Continue reading

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Tower of Babel

No matter what materials humanity uses to build that bridge – social engineering, religion, education, morality – none will reach nearly far enough. If a bridge is to be built, God must build it. Continue reading

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Money Talks – and it is talking about you!

It’s a blabbermouth, really; always talking about the person who has it and, for the most part, telling the truth. In that way, it is like a child, talking about his or her parents. Continue reading

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Religion Is Not an End in Itself

That is analogous to telling someone in Iowa that to get to the intersection of Forest Drive and Hicks Avenue in Annapolis, Maryland they must go east. It’s not that it isn’t true; it just isn’t very helpful. Continue reading

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What’s Your Pleasure

(James 4:1-12; listening time: 26:09http://lockwoodchurch.org/media) For some family members, church members, and co-workers, spats and verbal conflicts are a part of life. When things get so bad they can’t take it anymore, they leave – the family, the church, the … Continue reading

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