Category Archives: PASSION Reflections

The Shepherd’s Care

He will tend (feed) his flock like a shepherd; he will gather the lambs in his arms; he will carry them in his bosom, and gently lead those that are with young. – Isaiah 40:11 ESV (KJV) Isaiah gives us … Continue reading

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He Is Risen…

He is risen, so we can have: Forgiveness of Sins Removal of Guilt Cleansing from Shame Righteousness in Christ A New Life in Christ A Relationship with God Victory over Sin Victory over Satan A Mediator with God Intercession by … Continue reading

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If Jesus Is Dead and Gone…

If Jesus is dead and gone, we have: No Forgiveness of Sins No Removal of Guilt No Cleansing from Shame No Righteousness in Christ No New Life in Christ No Relationship with God No Victory over Sin No Victory over … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Five Solas

Soli Deo Gloria – To The Glory Of God Alone In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will, so that we … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Five Solas

Solus Christus – In Christ Alone Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. – John 14:6 (ESV) And there is salvation in no one … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Five Solas

Sola Gratia & Sola Fide – By Grace Alone Through Faith Alone But now the righteousness of God has been manifested apart from the law, although the Law and the Prophets bear witness to it – the righteousness of God … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Five Solas

Sola Scriptura – Scripture Alone But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it and how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able … Continue reading

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Four Ways to Participate in a Baptism Service

Our church baptized three of our young people yesterday.  What a glorious day it was! Before we did the actual baptisms, I reminded everyone that we were all there to participate in the baptism service.  It was not just for … Continue reading

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Not Offended

Have you noticed that everyone seems to be offended?  Even outraged!  Several weeks ago a school decided not to have a Valentine’s party lest someone be offended.  But of course their decision offended other people.  Facebook is full of the … Continue reading

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Missions Focused Small Church: Choose Missionaries

In past two posts we looked at the need to get focused and be strategic. Today we want to consider choosing missionaries. Of course your church probably already has missionaries, but as opportunities arise to choose new missionaries, here are … Continue reading

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