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7 Steps for a Radical Transformation


Luke 18:35-42As Jesus approached Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the road side begging. When he heard the crowd going by, he asked what was happening. They told him “Jesus of Nazareth is passing by.”He called out “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!”Those who led by the way rebuked him and told

Faith on Earth


Luke 18:6-8And the Lord said “Listen to what the unjust judge says. And will not God bring about justice to his chosen ones, who cry out to Him day and night? I tell you, he will see that they get justice, and quickly. However, when the Son of Man comes, will He see faith on

Faith for a 20 Foot Tree


Luke 17:5-6The apostles said to the Lord, “increase our faith!”He replied, “If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, ‘be uprooted and planned in the sea,’ and it will obey you.” Hebrews 11:1Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what

Man-Made Heaven on Earth


Luke 16:27-29He answered, “Then I beg you, father, send Lazarus to my father’s house, for I have five brothers. Let him warn them, so that they do not also come to this place of torment.” Abraham replied. “They have Moses and the Prophets; let them listen to them.”“‘No, father Abraham,’ he said, ‘but if someone

Within the Moment


Luke 12:6-7Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God. Indeed, the very hairs on your head are numbered. Don’t be afraid: you are worth more than many sparrows. Luke 12:11When you are brought before synagogues, rulers and authorities, do not worry about how you will defend

How Clean do we Keep our Cup?


Luke 11:37-41When Jesus had finished speaking, a Pharisee invited Him to eat with him; so He went and reclined at the table. But the Pharisee, noticing that Jesus did not first wash before the meal, was surprised. Then the Lord said to him, “Now then, you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup and dish,

What Entangles Me?


Hebrews 12:1Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. Thoughts:What entangles me? When I think of being entangled I think of being caught deep in

Traditions for the Christmas Season


We are so excited to be celebrating the birth of our Savior once again! This year, as Noah is already 19 months old, I’ve been thinking of traditions that I would like to have for our family. One idea I recently came upon was the old traditional chain around the tree made out of construction