Tag Archives: God’s Love

The Prophet Jonah and the Surprising Grace of God

I lead one of the medium-sized Community Groups at my church (Life Bridge Community Church). We are currently in a series working through the Old Testament book of Jonah, and I have been asked to make some of the materials … Continue reading

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A Love Song Teleology

What kind of music do you listen to? I’m an Apple Music guy, so I have access to a lot of tunes. But only 4 or 5 of my playlists get a real workout. Typically I’m listening to Christian music, … Continue reading

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The Upside-Down Kingdom

A sermon manuscript for Matthew 20:1-16, prepared for Life Bridge Community Church (recorded audio | sermon notes | parables study tool handout) Introduction As you know, we have been working through Jesus’ nine parables about the Kingdom of God. We were blessed to … Continue reading

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Love Me More

I don’t know if anyone can understand what it means to be a Christian if they don’t relate to this song. Every single line in it tells the story of the gospel. If you aren’t amazed that God would want … 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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