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The Spirit’s Carol

A sermon manuscript for Romans 8:1-19, prepared for Life Bridge Community Church (recorded audio | sermon notes) Introduction Well, Merry Christmas, Life Bridge! … and a happy new year. I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas. One of our family traditions is … Continue reading

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Consecrating Christmas

It’s December 26th … the day after Christmas. And I’m a bit sad. Christmas is my favorite time of year, my favorite holiday, but I have to confess that I didn’t “keep Christmas well” this year (as a converted Ebenezer … Continue reading

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What Jesus Teaches Us About Love

So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of … Continue reading

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Christmas in the Music: Everything Changed

I debated whether or not to mix anything into the “What the Christmas Story teaches us about Christ” series I’m working on for Christmas this year — see Joseph, Mary, Simeon and Anna so far. I’ve resisted the entire last week. … Continue reading

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What Mary Teaches Us About Worship

“My soul magnifies the Lord, And my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, For he has looked on the humble estate of his servant. For behold, from now on all generations will call me blessed; For he who is mighty … Continue reading

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What Joseph Teaches Us About Poverty

My wife’s favorite Christian music artist is Todd Agnew. And I have to say that I absolutely love his music too. His songs are clearly written from a preacher’s heart, draw deeply from Scripture, and therefore paint vivid lyrical pictures … Continue reading

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