Author Archives: David Timms

Las Vegas and the next News Cycle

Yesterday we woke to the news of the latest (and worst) mass shooting in U.S. history: 59 dead; 527 injured. The scope of this horrifying event defies imagination. How can we begin to measure the grief, the shattered lives, the … Continue reading

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Comments from Colossians (3:1-2)

Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits in the place of honor at God’s right hand. Think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth. … Continue reading

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Comments from Colossians (2:20-23)

“You have died with Christ, and he has set you free from the spiritual powers of this world. So why do you keep on following the rules of the world, such as, “Don’t handle! Don’t taste! Don’t touch!”? Such rules are mere … Continue reading

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Guaranteed Success

Entire industries (books, seminars, conferences, podcasts, and consulting) make untold millions of dollars by promising success. CEO’s, presidents, and parents alike open their wallets (or hand over their credit cards) to get tips that will put them on the success … Continue reading

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Comments from Colossians (2:16-19)

Don’t let anyone condemn you for what you eat or drink, or for not celebrating certain holy days or new moon ceremonies or Sabbaths. For these rules are only shadows of the reality yet to come. And Christ himself is that … Continue reading

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Comments from Colossians (2:13-15)

You were dead because of your sins and because your sinful nature was not yet cut away. Then God made you alive with Christ, for he forgave all our sins. He canceled the record of the charges against us and took … Continue reading

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Comments from Colossians (2:11-12)

When you came to Christ, you were “circumcised,” but not by a physical procedure. Christ performed a spiritual circumcision—the cutting away of your sinful nature. For you were buried with Christ when you were baptized. And with him you were raised … Continue reading

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