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How Stargazing Connects Us with God

Did you know there is a sermon in the stars every night? It all is a symphony of praise to God the Creator. In Psalm 19 God’s glory is declared by His creation. The stars of the skies are preaching sermons every night and it’s up to us to listen! In Hebrew, the word for how the heavens “declare” God’s…

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“Theology”: The Art of Knowing the One Who Knows You

1 You have searched me, Lord,     and you know me. 2 You know when I sit and when I rise;     you perceive my thoughts from afar. (Psalm 139:1-2) The first two verses of Psalm 139 provide us insight into a pervasive truth in the Bible… God knows us! When we talk about God knowing us, we mean much more than facts and stats. Sure,…

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Jesus is Your Shepherd: It’s More Practical Than You Might Think!

Many of the metaphors in the Bible were deployed to help communicate essential truths to a (now) ancient audience. For instance, God as our “shepherd” had such a straight-forward significance to Jewish people living in the ancient near east thousands of years ago.  Genesis 48:15 records Jacob blessing Joseph and calling God “my shepherd all my life to this day.”…

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Planted and Flourishing – How You Can Relate to Fruit Trees!

Have you ever been on a walk and found yourself stopping your pace to admire the flowers or trees? (If not, you really should try to “stop and smell the roses” as they say—it’s worth it!). What do all thriving plants have in common? They are all planted firmly in the soil. They have real roots. The Bible takes this…

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Unconditional Love Or Unconditional Approval?

“Unconditional love is not the same as unconditional approval of my behavior.” – Christopher Yuan, Adjunct Instructor (Moody Bible Institute)  It is a common thought today that to “love” someone is to “approve” someone’s behavior in totality.  Understanding how God can have unconditional love toward us without having unconditional approval of our actions is significant. Why is this important in…

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Pulling Planks: How to Judge Others According to Jesus

Tupac, Miley Cyrus, and plenty of other celebrities have been known to say: “Only God can judge me.” And truth be told, many of us believe they are right. We believe only God can judge others, followed by paraphrasing Matthew 7:1 quoting Jesus, “judge not lest you be judged.” Yet, here is a great example of how one verse (when…

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