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Show of force

When tensions rise among nations and their differences are not settled, what can often happen is they resort to a show of force. It…

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Tilting the covenant

For 40-plus years God used ten core laws, peculiar ceremonies, stern warnings, and divine retribution to drag his children through the wilderness and into…

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Unlikely Lenten preachers: Roman soldiers

Foreign soldiers performing garrison duty in a conquered territory that hated them knew to be on their guard at all times. They also quickly…

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Unlikely Lenten preachers: Pontius Pilate

The Romans were justifiably proud of their legal system, elements of which form the backbone of Western law today. It didn’t take the Roman…

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Unlikely Lenten preachers: The Sanhedrin

Trial by a jury of your peers is one of the features of the American justice system of which we are most proud. In…

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Unlikely Lenten preachers: Caiaphas

It’s a basic principle of any legal justice system that people should not be convicted or suffer penalties for the offenses of others. And…

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The stakes are higher now

Jesus told his disciples once that those to whom much had been given, from them much would be expected and even demanded. God’s self-revelation…

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Why do I exist?

On his second missionary journey, St. Paul traveled to the center of the ancient city of Athens to start a conversation with the Greeks…

Life’s Challenges

Peace Despite Persecution

No matter what we face in this broken world, remember Jesus’ words and promises.

Living My Faith

Whose Truth Is Right?

How can you live your faith boldly in today’s culture where truth seems relative?

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Christmas: God Is With Us

Watch the entire devotional series from this Christmas week, as Pastor Jeremy reminds us just how amazing our God is with his presence and promises.

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Marvel at What God Did

This Christmas Day, don’t worry about your to-do list. Instead, remember that Christmas is all about what God did.