Category Archives: New Testament

God Raises the Dead

2 Corinthians 1:8-11 Whatever I can do pales in comparison to what God can do. It only makes sense to let God take care of things. He’s way better at everything. Paul must have had one heck of an adventure in … Continue reading

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Good Times and Bad Times

2 Corinthians 1:3-7 All praise to God and Father of our Master Jesus the Messiah! Where is mention of my sweet Holy Spirit? He’s there, third person in the trinity, but so often not mentioned. I wonder about that. I’m sure … Continue reading

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Prayer

1 Timothy 2:1-7 Verse One:  The first thing I want you to do is pray. Start everything with prayer. Whatever it is, if you want it to be successful, pray about it. Verse Two: Pray especially for rulers and their … Continue reading

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Confused by the Use of Money

Luke 16:1-13 This is a strange parable, difficult to understand (for me at least). A rich man has a money manager who isn’t very good at his job, so the rich man fires him. The manager comes up with an … Continue reading

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We’ve All Got a Job To Do

1 Timothy 1:12-17 Paul thinks he was the worst sinner ever. Maybe he was, but I doubt it. He persecuted Christians but he probably thought he was doing the right thing at the time. God just had to shake him … Continue reading

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Lost Stuff

Luke 15: 1-7, The Lost Sheep Luke 15: 8-10, The Lost Coin I am the queen of losing things. Sometimes I feel like I spend half my life looking for something. One time I misplaced my VISA card. It was … Continue reading

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Count the Cost

Luke 14:25-33 This idea of counting the cost reminds me of when I worked with Jim Burns at First Presbyterian Church of Orange (OP). I was part of a fabulously amazing awesome group of people like Doug and Gary Webster, Gary … Continue reading

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