Tag Archives: Fear

Giants in the Land

The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Send men to spy out the land of Canaan, which I am giving to the people of Israel….” [So,] Moses sent them [saying], “Go up into the Negeb and go into the hill country, … Continue reading

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The Perfect Father

Oh, I’ve heard a thousand stories of what they think You’re like. But I’ve heard the tender whisper of love in the dead of night. And You tell me that You’re pleased and that I’m never alone. Oh, and I’ve seen many … Continue reading

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Just as you received Christ, so walk in Him

To the Christian, specifically my fellow seminary students… A sermon manuscript on Colossians 2:6-7, prepared for my homiletics class at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Introduction Close your eyes. Think back to the first memory you have of knowing Christ. Can … Continue reading

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The Gift of Certainty

Can we be certain about the purpose of our lives? What has God put us here to do? When I think about these questions, I have moments of crystal clarity. Sometimes, I feel like “the arrow that springs from the bow” — … Continue reading

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The Gift of Rest

I don’t know about you, but I wrestle with the concept of “resting” in Christ. God makes it extremely clear in His Word that we are called to “rest”. God models rest in His resting from the work of creation (Genesis 2:1-3). … Continue reading

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A Stone of Remembrance in Zurich

I’m writing this over the Atlantic, heading back to Chicago after 2 weeks in Europe away from my family.  I can … not … wait to get back. I woke up this morning in Zurich, Switzerland. I have been in … Continue reading

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Come and Worship… Do not be afraid!

Yesterday I spent the bulk of the day with members of my small group helping one of our members clean out his mother’s home. She was kindof a hoarder, had given up housekeeping, and her son and his wife had … Continue reading

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