“Hope, Sow”

“Hope, Sow”

Peace. Peace is a word that we say a lot, or perhaps think about a lot. We want some peace and quiet we say, well, at least we say that a lot in our house. We paint signs and hang banners expressing our desire for this elusive thing called peace. There are basically two definitions…

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Lions, and Tigers, and Bears

Lions, and Tigers, and Bears

“Discipline yourselves, keep alert. Like a roaring lion your adversary, the devil prowls around, looking for someone to devour. Resist him, steadfast in your faith, for you know that your brothers and sisters in all the world are undergoing the same kinds of suffering.” 1 Peter 5:8-9       Obsession is, I think, something we…

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“The Reckoning”

“The Reckoning”

I don’t know if any of you are familiar with the reality show “Survivor” but it is one that my family has started to watch recently. It takes place in a different location every season, usually a deserted tropical island of some type. Typically they are some of the most remote and beautiful locals on…

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Weary

Weary

“But those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.” – Isaiah 40:31 We all feel weary from time to time. It seems that every part of our lives can become monotonous, wearisome.…

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We All Fall Down

We All Fall Down

Do you remember playing hot potato when you were a kid? You sit in a circle with your friends and you pass a ball around while music is playing and whoever is holding the ball when the music stops is out. If you didn’t play that you probably played musical chairs which is very similar.…

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We All Fall Down

We All Fall Down

“We All Fall Down” Sermon Romans 3:19-25 by Grace Cubed Latest episode of Grace Cubed

“Do, or Do Not”

“Do, or Do Not”

“Do, or Do Not” Sermon Romans 2:12-16 by Grace Cubed Pastor Mike preaches about being “doers” of the word and not only those who hear. In the wake of a national figure claiming biblical authority to do reprehensible things to children it is very important to know that it is not those who know every…

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“Do, or Do Not”

“Do, or Do Not”

The eyes of the nation, and perhaps the world, have turned towards the book of Romans this week. A news story broke about immigrant children being separated from their parents and being kept in rather squalid detention facilities. And our government, in particular our Attorney General – who happens to also be a United Methodist,…

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Clutter

Clutter

“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust consume and where thieves break in and steal; but store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust consumes and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”…

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No More Nets

No More Nets

“And he [Jesus] said to them, ‘Follow me, and I will make you fish for people.’ Immediately they left their nets and followed him.” – Matthew 4:19-20       Imagine just how different our world would be if the disciple’s response to Jesus’ call to follow looked more like this: Immediately they went back…

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