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Forgiven and Forgiving

Greetings friends and grace to you. In the heart of the Lord’s Prayer we have embedded the ‘inside-outness,’ the ‘upside-downness’ of the gospel. Jesus says you have to lose yourself to find yourself. If you say your will be done before give us, your heart will be satisfied. Jesus shows us that we are creatures […]

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It's a ...

Greetings dear friends and grace to you in the name of Jesus Christ, the Lord who lives. I know I’ve posted for the week and I hope this is the last for the week, but then again, no promises. Just a couple of highlights, yeah? First, we are serving at the Magnolia Festival this Saturday […]

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Daily Bread

Greetings and grace to you in the name of Jesus Christ, our great High Priest. As we continue our journey in the Lord’s Prayer we note that once we have prayed for God’s heavenly glory, then it is right for us to pray for our own earthly good: ‘Give us this day our daily bread.’ […]

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Let Thy Will be Done

Greetings friends and grace to you in the name of Jesus Christ, our Rock and our Redeemer. In the Lord’s Prayer Jesus taught us a pattern for praying. He opened by giving us the foundation of all prayer; that is, we begin by going to ‘Our Father in heaven.’ Once we have confirmed our covenant […]

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The Lord’s Prayer is a Family Prayer

Greetings friends and grace to you in the name of Jesus Christ, our great High Priest who ever lives to intercede for us. This week we continue our study in the Lord’s Prayer from Matthew 6:5-15. The Lord’s Prayer is a family prayer for all God’s children. There are three important ways in which this […]

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One Holy Catholic Church

Greetings and grace to you in the name of Jesus Christ our risen and reigning Lord. “You cannot have God as your Father if you do not have the church as your mother.” What do you think of this statement by Cyprian? Before you deny it, consider one of the purposes of the church. An […]

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Resources on the Holy Spirit

Greetings and grace to you my friends in the name of Jesus Christ who has given us the Holy Spirit. Below are a couple of links for further study on the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit by R C Sproul (Thanks to Travis for pointing this one out to me) http://www.ligonier.org/learn/series/the_holy_spirit/ This is a 6 […]

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I Believe in the Holy Spirit

Greetings Friends and grace to you in the name of Jesus Christ, our Rock and our Redeemer. I trust that you are finding your use of the Apostles’ Creed expanding as we are walking our way through its summary of the gospel. That is, I pray that your wonder at the gospel is increasing as […]

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The Ascension of Christ

Greetings friends and grace to you in the name of Jesus Christ, our risen and ascended Lord. As we continue expanding our horizons on the Apostles’ Creed we come to the portion in which we confess our belief in the ascension and session of Jesus Christ. In the Ascension, Packer notes that the disciples were […]

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Loving Our Children

Greetings friends and grace to you in the name of Jesus Christ, our risen Lord. It is with great delight that I eagerly anticipate the Lord’s Day this week as we consider the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I trust that you will find this word helpful in your discussions with family […]

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