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“Come Away … And Rest” (Mark 6:30-32 sermon)

In the 1860’s, Mark Twain took a steamboat tour of Europe and the Holy Land, during which he visited Rome. He wrote about his experience there: “Afterward we walked up and down one of the most popular streets for some … Continue reading

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Glorifying God In Our Work (John 17:4 Devotion)

Sunday morning we are going to be looking at what many people throughout history have called “The Lord’s Prayer” in Matthew 6:9-13. But as we will see Sunday, it should better be called “The MODEL Prayer”, because it really is … Continue reading

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The Providence of Work

“The young lions roar after their prey And seek their food from God.”  (Psalm 104:21) Many of God’s people have way too narrow a view of His Providence. They consider that what God provides for them will just “fall into … Continue reading

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Bonhoeffer: The Blessing of Morning Prayer

“The morning prayer determines the day. Squandered time of which we are ashamed, temptations to which we succumb, weaknesses and lack of courage at work, disorganization and lack of discipline in our thoughts and in our conversation with other men, … Continue reading

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“When The Cat’s Away …”?

“A king who sits on the throne of justice disperses evil with his eyes”  (Proverbs 20:8) This scripture pictures a strong leader on the throne of the land, before whom the wicked scatter. But what often happens when a leader … Continue reading

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The Poverty of Mere Talk

Proverbs 14:23 admonishes us: “In all labor there is profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.” This is a good reminder to us that just talking about something rarely accomplishes anything. It must be backed up by actions.

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Not “lords” but THE Lord!

Colossians 3:22 admonishes, “Slaves, in all things obey those who are your masters on earth, not with external service, as those who merely please men, but with sincerity of heart, fearing the Lord.” It is interesting that the two words … Continue reading

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