Tagged: “power”

What if…? Easter never happened

What if Christ had not risen from the dead? What if Easter never happened?  1 Corinthians 15:14-19 give us a glimpse of how empty life would be without the resurrection. If Christ is not risen, then we have an empty message. Preachers have nothing to say; there is no such thing as a gospel (good […]

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Easter Power

One Easter weekend, our church sent out hundreds of plastic eggs to help our neighbors consider their own existence. Inside, a simple message: “Is your life as empty as this egg?  Ever feel like you’ve got a shiny coat outside – but empty and void on the inside?  Come Sunday & learn why the Empty Tomb […]

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Strong Gentleness

Read or Listen: 2 Tim. 2:24-25 Gentleness is an often misinterpreted word in the Christian vocabulary.  It brings to mind pictures of fluffy animals and heart stickers. It is the opposite of macho manliness. It is how we treat babies, eggs, and expensive technology. In all reality, it is weak…or is it? Gentleness is powerful […]

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Why is it so hard to be good?

Read or Listen: Romans 8:9-11 The Bible is clear: if you are Christian, then you have the Holy Spirit living inside of you… buried below layers of body and soul (Romans 8:9-11).  He’ll always be there – never leaving or forsaking you (Hebrews 13:5).  In fact, the Apostle Paul even sarcastically reminds a church that […]

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How to Pray for Your Friends

Do you ever catch yourself praying and wonder if what you are asking is even close to what God wants? I’ve prayed for men to get jobs, for new vehicles, for better apartments, for changes in circumstance and situation and then asked myself: ‘What if God doesn’t want to do what I’m asking because He knows better? Maybe He’s got bigger plans!’

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ALL Things

For 22 yrs, my family and I lived near Myrtle Beach, SC. I was an entertainer at one of the top theaters in the U.S. God provided this great job, a home & a place to raise our family without having to be on the road. Life was good.

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Overcoming Happiness

As you read through the Bible, it doesn’t take long for you to understand how much God loves you. He pursues you with a passion. He wants to make you joyful, to be good to you. So why isn’t easier to walk in that love and to receive those good things?

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