The Lord’s Prayer: Awaiting Bread

Luke 11:1-13 and Matthew 6:9-15 This prayer that Christ gave to his disciples – ‘This is how you should you pray.’ teaches us much more than a prayer to memorize and repeat often. He taught us what prayer is. Prayer is connecting with, syncing with God. We begin with glorifying Him, seeking His way, His […]

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Waiting: What Cannot Wait While We Wait

Acts 2:1-41 When the Holy Spirit came to the disciples, and when the church began in that upper room in Jerusalem God had a plan about His Church. It is to reflect God’s character. It is defined by its purpose.  Christ wants the Church to embrace diversity and through the unity of the Spirit joining […]

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Being His Church: Follow Me

What does it mean to be a disciple? Looking at the Book of Matthew because it lays out what Jesus says about following Him–discipleship. It starts with Jesus’ teaching on the Mount. Who could live up to this teaching!? It’s too extreme. It’s not what we can do on our own, but how God empowers […]

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Being His Church: Raise Your Praise

Psalm 115  This Psalm was perhaps written as a liturgy of praise. You  will become who or what you trust. This psalm is also a warning against idols in our lives. There is an impotence inherent in idols. When you trust idols you will become like them: blind, deaf, lame and finally dying. There are […]

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