Everything Has It’s Place

It all started when my wife slipped in the kitchen and asked me “hey, did you see that I started storing our raisins and pretzels in glass jars?” My response was forgettable at best, not really thinking much of the switch from the packages they were bought in to moving them over to glass containers. […]

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Does The Truth Matter?

A man was meant to be doubtful about himself, but undoubting about the truth; this has been exactly reversed. —G.K. Chesterton  Is truth pursued anymore? Do we find ourselves praying as David did “Lead me in Your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation” Do we shy ourselves away from […]

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I Urge You To Walk

Imprinted in my memory is my dad’s commitment to walking. Every morning or evening he would walk, either with with my mom or by himself. I always wondered why he would do this until one morning he had me come along and I got to see for myself. As I drug my feet along kicking […]

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Beauty and Scripture

Beauty is difficult to grasp. We know it exists, but were not sure what to do with it, we know we enjoy it but can’t really have it, or at-least fully possess it. Beauty pulls us out of ourselves and towards transcendence, it overwhelms our senses with wonder, wonder for more. Have you ever been […]

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Ingredients For True Repentance

Repentance is a grace of God’s Spirit, whereby a sinner is inwardly humbled and outwardly reformed. Thomas Watson  Thomas Watson in his book “The Doctrine of Repentance” lay out for us six key ingredients for true repentance.  1) Sight of sin 2) Sorrow for sin 3) Confession of sin 4) Shame for sin 5) Hatred […]

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Meaning Received

“Vanity of vanities! All is vanity.” Solomon  Is purpose something we find or is it something given to us? Research has been done recently on the happiest places in the world, Denmark was ranked very high according to the “World’s Happiness Report“. Within this report they include six factors in being happy and knowing your purpose: “strong […]

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Take Cover

Rock of ages, cleft for me, let me hide myself in Thee In preparation for Sunday school I ran across a wonderful sermon by Kevin Cawley from Redeemer Fellowship in Kansas City. The sermon dripped of goodness, it was a sermon on gladness with psalm 16 in view, a subject I have been studying as […]

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