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God Gives, but Not to Everyone

“For to everyone who has will more be given, and he will have an abundance. But from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away” (Matthew 25:29). Near the very end of His earthly ministry, Jesus told a story, a parable. It was about a Master who was about to go on a journey and three servants He left behind. Before He left, He entrusted each of the servants with a certain amount of money to invest on His behalf. A “talent” was significant amount of pure......

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Respectable Sins: Anger
April 09, 2018

Respectable Sins: Anger

Alexander the Great was one of the few men in history who seems to deserve his descriptive title. He was energetic, versatile and intelligent. Although hatred was not generally part of his nature, several times...


After Holy Week
April 02, 2018

After Holy Week

Like many believers, I always find Holy Week to be exhausting. By the time we get to Resurrection Sunday we’ve walked with Jesus through a thousand highs and lows – through the joyful, if misguided,...


Resurrection Sunday
April 01, 2018

Resurrection Sunday

Luke 24:1-9: “But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared. And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but...


Holy Saturday
March 31, 2018

Holy Saturday

Today is Holy Saturday. Our Lord’s body is in the tomb, but His soul is in the realm of the dead making a victorious proclamation. At last the saved dead – waiting since Adam –...


Good Friday
March 30, 2018

Good Friday

Today is Good Friday – an exhausting day. While we remember it as the day that our Lord was crucified, it’s important to remember that the Jews reckoned the beginning of a new day at...


Maundy Thursday
March 29, 2018

Maundy Thursday

Today, Maundy Thursday marks the beginning of the Triduum or the “three days.” Earlier this same day the Lord Jesus had instructed His disciples to prepare for what would be a distressing and holy meal,...


Holy Wednesday
March 28, 2018

Holy Wednesday

Today is Holy Wednesday (reckoned from Tuesday evening to Wednesday evening). There is no mention in Scripture of what Jesus did on the Wednesday of His final week. This day has often been called “Spy...





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