Tag Archives: Love

Comments from Colossians (2:1-3)

I want you to know how much I have agonized for you and for the church at Laodicea, and for many other believers who have never met me personally. I want them to be encouraged and knit together by strong ties … Continue reading

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Comments from Colossians (1:7-8)

“You learned about the Good News from Epaphras, our beloved co-worker. He is Christ’s faithful servant, and he is helping us on your behalf. He has told us about the love for others that the Holy Spirit has given you.” … Continue reading

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Comments from Colossians (1:3-5)

“We always pray for you, and we give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. 4 For we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and your love for all of God’s people, 5 which come from your … Continue reading

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Lent – Day 24 – Jesus Questions

“Judas, how can you betray me, the Son of Man, with a kiss?” (Luke 22:48) Intimacy and betrayal within a relationship always produce great pain. Whether it’s business partners or marriage partners, it hurts deeply. Many of us have walked … Continue reading

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Outside the Dance Hall

As we head into Memorial Day weekend here in the United States, it seems appropriate to re-tell a story I heard from a local area pastor about his family. His grandfather had served in World War II. When he returned … Continue reading

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Advent Candles (3)

The candles of Advent have never been more relevant. Week 1 — The Candle of Hope, for a world filled with loneliness, brokenness, bitterness, and burden. Week 2 — The Candle of Peace, for a world that wants to live … Continue reading

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ISIS and Paris

We’ve all been horrified by the violence in Paris this past Friday. The death and injury toll has shocked people all over the world. But perhaps it’s the setting that shocks us most — a restaurant, a football game, and … Continue reading

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