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The Prayer That Keeps Returning

“But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I humbled my soul with fasting, and my prayer kept returning to my bosom.” (Psalm 35:13) Can you remember a time when a prayer you were prayingfor someone was … Continue reading

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Do You Really Want To Know God’s Way?

In Psalm 25:4-5 David prays, “Make me to know Your ways, O LORD; teach me Your paths. Lead me in Your truth and teach me …”.  Many Christians might identify with these words. Upon reading them they might say, “Amen! … Continue reading

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The Silence of Jesus

“But He did not answer her a word.” (Matthew 15:23a) Most of us can relate to this episode of the silence of Jesus. Like the Canaanite woman here in Matthew 15 we have experienced times when something is bothering us … Continue reading

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Our Confident Access

“in whom we have boldness and confident access through faith in Him.” (Ephesians 3:12) One Sunday a young boy in our church in Tulsa was talking our daughter Libby at church. He told her that he had wanted to tell … Continue reading

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Perfected In The Flesh?

“Are you so foolish? Having begun by the Spirit, are you now being perfected by the flesh?” (Galatians 3:3) Writing to the legalistic Galatians, Paul was reminding them that they were not saved by works of “the flesh” — good … Continue reading

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“Let Us Come Before His Presence”

“Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving, let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms.” (Psalm 95:2) It is not unusual to hear a worship leader ask the Lord to come and be with us, or some such similar … Continue reading

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“Asking & Discerning” (Matthew 7:6-11 sermon)

I loved our Children’s Ministry Bible presentation last week, and I especially appreciated how Dr. Amanda mentioned that she is teaching our kids the importance of CONTEXT in scripture. It’s hard to overstate the importance of that in Bible interpretation. … Continue reading

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