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Isaiah 55:1-9

Lent is an invitation to a banquet. But how will we respond?

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Your Future Self

Your Future Self

Luke 13:31-35

We usually put too much emphasis on our current selves. Jesus’ ministry reminds us that we should align ourselves with God’s future — and put our future selves in charge.

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Welcome to Church

Welcome to Church

Deuteronomy 26:1-11

Long before the creation of social media, Moses gave the people of Israel instructions for how to come together and behave. We need this now more than ever.

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Lifting the Veil

Lifting the Veil

2 Corinthians 3:12–4:2

The apostle Paul wants us to pull back a veil so that we may see the transforming power of God.

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Unreasonable Love

Unreasonable Love

Luke 6:27-38

One of the most central teachings of Jesus is that we ought to love our enemies. How are we doing?

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The Blessing That Counts

The Blessing That Counts

Luke 6:17-26

Does it matter if we count our blessings? The wonder of God’s power to bless is that it happens regardless of our circumstances.

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Who You Gonna Call?

Who You Gonna Call?

1 Corinthians 15:1-11

They were unlikely disciples, every last one of them. And we’re unlikely candidates as well: just ordinary people, hesitant in our faith, wavering in our commitment, oftentimes difficult to live with. Yet these are the ones God calls.

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Lost Apples

Lost Apples

Luke 4:21-30

Endangered apple varieties — even the sour ones — are being preserved for the good of all apples. Jesus knew the same thing about people: Every person is unique. Every person is valuable.

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Uncensored Libraries

Uncensored Libraries

Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10

Just as people everywhere benefit from freedom of the press, people of faith are shaped and strengthened by access to the Word of God.

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The Extended Mind

The Extended Mind

1 Corinthians 12:1-11

Did Paul work alone? In the Christian community, we are much smarter together — and more effective — than we ever could be on our own. 

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In Good Company

In Good Company

Isaiah 43:1-7

Someone beside us — or even logged in to an online service with us — may be silently enduring some terrible trouble. How can we help them feel God’s presence at their side?

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Our Moral Compass

Our Moral Compass

Ephesians 1:3-14

Pilots, archaeologists, moving companies, farmers, civil engineers, surveyors, mining companies and Navy SEALs all use compasses to travel in the right direction with confidence. What kind of compass can help Christians do the same?

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Loud Praise, Softly Spoken

Loud Praise, Softly Spoken

Psalm 148

How often do you want to enlist all of nature and everyone in it to join you in praising the Lord, especially when life becomes downright discouraging?

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The Unused Gift

The Unused Gift

Titus 2:11-14

Nearly every parent knows the frustration of buying Christmas gifts that sit unused while the empty boxes become the child’s source of joy. How should we use the gift of salvation that we have received in Jesus?

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Enter the Matrix

Enter the Matrix

Luke 1:39-45 (46-55)

“But how would you know the difference between the dream world and the real world?” (Morpheus from “The Matrix”). The song of Mary invites us to escape a world of illusion and see the truth clearly, for the very first time.

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What Would Jesus Give?

What Would Jesus Give?

Luke 3:7-18

Are you a last-minute shopper struggling with what to give people for Christmas? Do you want guaranteed delivery by December 24? Look no further than the New Testament for the best gift suggestions.

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Saved to Serve

Saved to Serve

Luke 1:68-79

We love a good rescue story, and Zechariah has a tale to tell about the rescuer who brought salvation to us.

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Sunday Scaries

Sunday Scaries

Psalm 25:1-10

The cure for Sunday evening anxiety is to trust in the abundance of God, who is working to heal us, help us, provide for us, and save us.

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Do You Belong?

Do You Belong?

John 18:33-37

Kids might wonder if Santa is real, but they’re not likely to ask, “What is truth?” And they definitely won’t ask, “Do you belong to the truth?”

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The Confess Project

The Confess Project

Hebrews 10:11-14 (15-18) 19-25

Would you go to church for a haircut? Ever preached in a barbershop? Churches and barbershops don’t seem to have much in common, but they are both places where people meet together, talk freely about deep concerns, and encourage each other.

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The Power of a Penny

The Power of a Penny

Mark 12:38-44

The puny penny is the smallest monetary unit in our currency. But what good is it? What difference does a penny make? Plenty, and it’s more than money!

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Spiritual Security

Spiritual Security

Ruth 1:1-18

Ruth — with a little help from Teddy Roosevelt and the Golden Gate Bridge — teaches us how to recognize different types of security … and which kinds are the most valuable.

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Smart Glasses

Smart Glasses

Mark 10:46-52

Wearable smart glasses are a great help for the visually impaired, but correcting spiritual blindness requires a different sort of smarts: the humility and desire to see ourselves as we really are and to see Jesus as he really is.

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Master Class

Master Class

Mark 10:35-45

James and John ask Jesus if they can sit in his glory. But Jesus knows what they really need, and what follows is an unforgettable demonstration of what it means to serve others. 

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Separation Anxiety

Separation Anxiety

Psalm 22:1-15

It can be a terrible thing when a child is separated from a parent for the first time. Feelings of abandonment, anxiety, and blame often follow. This psalmist is in similar trouble, and he knows who’s responsible.

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