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seeking to boldly proclaim Jesus Christ
by loving God and serving our neighbors.

Daniel 1:1-21

[1] In the third year of the reign of King Jehoiakim of Judah, King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon came to Jerusalem and besieged it. [2] The Lord let King Jehoiakim of Judah fall into his power, as well as some of the vessels of the house of God. These he brought to the land of Shinar, […]

The Fear Factor

When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” John 20:19 “The Fear Factor,” a reality TV show, ran from 2001 […]

Psalm 23

Psalm 231 The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want.2 He makes me lie down in green pastures;he leads me beside still waters;3 he restores my soul.He leads me in right pathsfor his name’s sake.4 Even though I walk through the darkest valley,I fear no evil;for you are with me;your rod and your staff […]

Daniel 12:1-4, 13 [1] “At that time Michael, the great prince, the protector of your people, shall arise. There shall be a time of anguish, such as has never occurred since nations first came into existence. But at that time your people shall be delivered, everyone who is found written in the book. [2] Many […]

John 15:1-11

1″I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine-grower. 2He removes every branch in me that bears no fruit. Every branch that bears fruit he prunes to make it bear more fruit. 3You have already been cleansed by the word that I have spoken to you. 4Abide in me as I abide in […]

Acts 2:36-41 (42-47)

[36] “Therefore let the entire house of Israel know with certainty that God has made him both Lord and Messiah, this Jesus whom you crucified.” [37] Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and to the other apostles, “Brothers, what should we do?”[38] Peter said to them, […]

John 14:1-14

John 14:1-141″Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me. 2In my Father’s house there are many dwelling-places. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? 3And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come […]

Underdog

Happy Easter! What is the theological significance of the blog? I have been wrestling with whether or not to start this blog for a few months now. There’s an excellent article by Brett McCracken in Relevant magazine, “The Problem of Pride in the Age of Twitter,” http://www.relevantmagazine.com/magazine/archive/15834-current-issue-issue-37, that really caused me to think about whether […]