Raised from the Ashes: Lent, Day – 13

  “So will I always sing the praise of your Name, and day by day I will fulfill my vows.” Psalm 61:8 Read Psalm 61:1-8 How Are You Doing? As we are now in the second full week of Lent, some of you may be growing weary of your discipline. There is something exhilarating about …

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Raised form the Ashes: Lent Day – 12

“For the kingdom of God does not consist in talk but in power.” 1 Cor. 4:20 Read 1 Cor. 4:8-21 Cheap Talk Talk is cheap, unless of course that talk gets you in trouble, then it could prove very expensive. I think that proverbial saying says what St. Paul was telling the Corinthians. The great …

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Raised form the Ashes: Lent – Day 8

Lent – Wednesday, Day 8 “ For no other foundation can any one lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.” 1 Cor. 3:11 Read 1 Cor. 2:14-3:15 Be Careful How You Build I’ve always admired those who could draw up a plan to build something and then do it, and do it well. …

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Raised From the Ashes: Lent – Day 7

Lent – Wednesday, Day 7 “And in the morning, a great while before day, he rose and went out to a lonely place, and there he prayed” Mark 1:35 Read Mark 1:29-45   Lonely Places Generally speaking, loneliness is not good for us humans. However, we can acknowledge that there are times when we need …

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Raised from the Ashes: Tuesday – Day 6

The Way of the Fool “30 He is the source of your life in Christ Jesus, whom God made our wisdom, our righteousness and sanctification and redemption;” I Corinthians 1:30 Read I Corinthians 1:18-31   Have you ever been called a fool? If so, chances are it hurt to hear it. As a kid, my mom …

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Raised from the Ashes: The Perfect Hiding Place

First Saturday: My Secret Hiding Places   “You are my hiding-place; you preserve me from trouble; *you surround me with shouts of deliverance.” Psalm 32:8 Read Psalm 32 Kids love hiding places. Hide and seek is one of every kids’ favorite games. They’re so good at it because they’re small and fit in lots of …

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Raised From the Ashes: Week One, Thursday

"But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is alive and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not much more clothe you, O men of little faith?" Matthew 6:30 Read Matthew 6:27-33 When I was a younger man I made my living as a Haberdasher. That’s a cool way …

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